I am on metformin and have thyroid problems. I was just wondering how well Metformin works as a fertility drug, because I am currently taking it but it wasn't prescribed to me as a fertility drug.


What a reat question -

What a reat question - metformin can be confusing because it is often prescribed with fertility medication, or even alone to help fertility, when it isn't specifically a fertility medication. That being said, women with PCOS, for example, find metformin is often the "magic" they need to conceive, or at least ovulate. (It was for me, by the way.)

Met is a diabetes medication (known also as glucophage) and it can cause stomach problems at first, but once you get used to it, it's livable.

Thank You very much. I had

Thank You very much. I had actually stopped taking my metformin because it was causing me so many stomach problems. Then I read about it being a fertility "helper" and have recently started taking it again. I have had miscarriages in the past. Always miscarrying between weeks 8 and 10. Recently I have been taking my metformin and tracking my BBT and also trying to "analyze" my mucousy discharge, and having sex every other day and laying with my hips elevated for 30 minutes afterward. Before doing all this, I felt as though I would never be a mother, because we tried for a year. But since starting all this I feel like it may be possible. Does it sound like I am on the right track or is there anything else you would suggest?

 
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