Glumetza

Last Update April 22, 2016
Glumetza is a diabetes medication.
Uses: Our data suggest that Glumetza is taken for PCOS and Weight Issues, although it is not approved for these conditions. In addition, it is prescribed for Insulin Resistance. Read More
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Glumetza for treating PCOS

Our data suggest that Glumetza is taken for PCOS, although it is not approved for this condition.

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I was diagnosed with PCOS back in 2006. Clomid, Femara, glucophage, none of these helped me get pregnant. Then I had a diagnostic lap done in fall of 2010, with a salpingogram where they shoot blue dye through your fallopian tubes. I was on avandia at the time, before they took it off the market. I had one cycle after my surgery, and the next one I was pregnant. With that pregnancy I took prometrium pills because I started spotting. That baby was born in 2011 healthy and hearty. I went on glumetza 10 months later since I can't tolerate glucophage and avandia wasn't available. I was also put on a dose of provera because my cycle had stopped. Had a cycle, a month later I was pregnant! I was definitely surprised because it had taken 7 years to get successfully pregnant before. I again started spotting with that pregnancy, and again took prometrium pills and ended up with another healthy baby in the spring of 2013.

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Method of use: Pill
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