Users' questions

How quickly does metformin work to get pregnant?

How quickly does metformin work to get pregnant?

There is some benefit starting about a month after beginning metformin. Metformin has a more substantial benefit for fertility when the woman has been taking it for at least 60 to 90 days.

Does metformin increase your chance of having twins?

The additive effects of adjunctive treatments such as weight reduction, ovarian drilling, and clomiphene and metformin therapy may result in an increased incidence of higher-order multiple pregnancy and women need to be counseled about this risk.

Can you get pregnant with insulin resistant PCOS?

Reverse any insulin resistance Women with PCOS have problems with insulin resistance, which means that your blood sugar levels are elevated, as is your insulin level, this increases your risk of having trouble conceiving.

Is it OK to take folic acid and metformin together?

Metformin therapy has been shown to deplete vitamin B12, and sometimes, but not always, folic acid as well. People taking metformin should supplement vitamin B12 and folic acid or ask their doctor to monitor folic acid and vitamin B12 levels.

Can metformin make you ovulate?

BACKGROUND: Metformin, an insulin-sensitizing agent, has been used successfully as the first-line drug to induce ovulation in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. There are, however, very few studies evaluating metformin treatment in women with clomiphene citrate (CC)-resistant polycystic ovaries (PCO).

Is it hard to get pregnant with insulin resistance?

Insulin resistance is a relatively common cause of female infertility, particularly among people who are overweight. Treating insulin resistance can often make it possible for a woman to get pregnant, although sometimes additional fertility treatments are necessary.

What should I eat for PCOS with insulin resistance?

The Optimal Diet and Exercise Regimen for Insulin-Resistant PCOS

  • Eat organic when possible.
  • Eat mostly plants, especially the cruciferous family of vegetables.
  • Consume high-quality animal protein.
  • Healthy fats.
  • Eliminate processed and refined carbohydrates and replace them with slow-burning carbohydrates.

Can metformin alone get you pregnant?

Metformin alone has been show to improve fertility and increase a woman’s chances of getting pregnant and having a baby. This treatment is much more effective when combined with dietary changes that lower circulating insulin levels.

Can normal person take folic acid?

Most adults and children can take folic acid. If you’re pregnant or trying for a baby, it’s recommended you take folic acid until you’re 12 weeks pregnant. It helps your baby grow normally. You’re unlikely to get side effects with folic acid, but some people feel sick, lose their appetite, get wind or feel bloated.