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Does Metformin cause Heavy Periods ?

#65 in Metformin discussions - 586 posts discuss Heavy Periods with Metformin. Heavy Periods is #65 concern in Metformin discussions.
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But I think it's working i had constant bleeding...
" ...taken metformin for 2 months now. I am meant to be on 1500mg, but some days I only get 500 due to the sickness and loss of appetite. But I think it's working i had constant bleeding for... "

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really bad long heavy period my first month on the Metformin...
" ...be because of the Metformin. I didn't really have ...I really think the Metformin is putting my body ...messed up. I had a really bad long heavy period my first month on the Metformin too. ... "

This time is very diff then last, I got a very heavy period...
" ...I took metformin b4, got preg. and ...am on Metformin. This time is very diff then last, I got a very heavy period after 6 ...explain why. Did anyone have exccesive spotting on metformin? Did... "

now. I will start spotting on days 1-4, have heavy flow...
" ...metformin 1000 mg twice daily now for about six months. My cycles are more regular as far as how often I get them...but I bleed for so much longer now. I will start spotting on days 1-4, have hea... "

heavy periods) my doc put me on metformin and i...
" ...and neverending, heavy periods) my doc put me on metformin and i ...using.  my doctor has told me the metformin can help with getting pregnant down the road. i've heard that metformin is a commo... "

This time is very diff then last, I got a very heavy period...
" ...I took metformin b4, got preg. and ...am on Metformin. This time is very diff then last, I got a very heavy period after 6 ...explain why. Did anyone have exccesive spotting on metformin? Did... "

cramping within ten minutes of taking my Metformin pill....
" Can Metformin make your periods heavier and cramping more intense? ...on Metformin for the second ...start having period like cramping within ten minutes of taking my Metformin pill. Is that nor... "

all the nasty tummy side effects from the metformin. Was on...
" ...for my body to 'feel better' anyway, because I had all the nasty tummy side effects from the metformin. Was on ...off, my period has stayed regular. Only problem has been, very heavy periods and... "

My primary doc took me off my metformin prior to surgery as...
" ...My primary doc took me off my metformin prior to surgery ...it only for that. I have PCOS but am past the child bearing phase of my life and to control my heavy periods I had an uterine... "

and constantly for up to 10 weeks straight but the metformin...
" ...PCOS and was on metformin for over a ...side effects of the metformin. I never actually ever ...periods or to bleed heavily and constantly for up to 10 weeks straight but the metformin and th... "

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