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Still no period after 10 weeks on Metformin

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satsooma Tue 30-Aug-16 16:16:35

I was recently diagnosed with PCOS and have been taking Metformin for 10 weeks now (2 x 500mg a day).

I came off the pill (Gederal) in October last year, had a few periods, but none since February, not even spotting. We have been TTC since January, so I am waiting on a referral to a fertility clinic.

Does anyone have experience with metformin? Did you have to wait longer than 10 weeks for your periods to return?

YouBoggleMyMind Wed 31-Aug-16 09:50:35

Metformin doesn't always work for everyone. It reduces your sensitivity to insulin. Do you have PCOS?

If you need to induce a bleed, I'd ask for provera, a type of progesterone. Xx

YouBoggleMyMind Wed 31-Aug-16 09:52:17

Sorry! I see that you do have PCOS!

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