MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
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Dear Mr. lybrate-user,
Metformin is an insulin sensitizer and is usually prescribed in women with Polycyctic ovaries. It helps in improving hormonal profile, cycle regularity and increases the chances of pregnancy. It can be safely continued even in pregnancy. Most common Side effects are Abdominal or stomach discomfort
decreased appetite, diarrhea, fever or chills, general feeling of discomfort, muscle pain or cramping
lethargy etc, Side effects can be minimized by taking the medication with food. Hope this helps and you achieve parenthood soon. Good luck.):) #HopeHealthHappiness.
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