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BabySue99

165d

I've had pcos since I was 16 but I've never gotten any treatment for it from doctors but my new doctor prescribed me metformin and I'm scared to take it any experience with it?

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    • Aj77

      149d

      I'm taking metformin for 10 years and I'm okay.

    • Aj77

      149d

      I'm taking metformin for 10 years and I'm okay.

    • frustratedfibro

      161d

      I'm on metformin and it's been great for me! The other best thing for me is finding the right broth control to pair it with. I just got an IUD a week ago so we'll see how it works out

    • Ardorable

      165d

      I started it a few years ago. You might want to look into getting extended release if you didn't already get prescribed that. When I started taking it it wasn't ER and I couldn't tolerate it. It gave me tummy trouble no matter what I did. Once I switched to ER no problems and it really helps me. I've been able to drop almost 30 pounds from my heaviest and before I got on BC I had a pretty regular cycle. I wish you the best of luck with your new medicine.

      • BabySue99

        165d

        @Ardorable yes its extended release.

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Some individuals with PCOS have shared their experiences with Metformin. One person mentioned that they started taking Metformin and felt less pain when not on their period. However, another individual stated that Metformin did nothing for them despite taking 1500mg of it for years. Some people also reported side effects such as stomach issues and frequent trips to the bathroom. Another person mentioned that Metformin helped regulate their period. It's important to note that everyone's experience with medication can be different.

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