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Glycomet dosage query

Have thyroid and taking Thyronorm 50. Since mild PCOD, I was also put on Glycomet 500 (metformin) a couple of months ago. Now my cycles are regular. Should I continue or stop Glycomet? Any side effects for Glycomet? Suggest please.
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Hello... Glycomet is prescribed in patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome.... It increases receptor sensitive to insulin... Given in obese patients ... Reduce your weight , do fasting blood sugar and postprandial blood sugar test... If everything is normal you can discontinue , glycomet has no major side effects ,its safe drug .. Over dosage may cause acudosis..consult general physician with reports.
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Dr. Disha Sridhar
Gynecologist/Obstetrician 13 yrs exp Bangalore
Please read my blog on PCOS. Hope that helps.
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