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Pcos breastfeeding

Hello Dr I have pcos and thyroid problem. I take thyrox 100 mg. My son is 14onths old and i am a breastfeeding mother. I became pregnant after 3 yrs of marriage. And now my problem is weight gain. I have irregular periods. My question is shall i take metformin tablet while breastfeeding. Whether it affects my baby.please give good suggestion for me. ASAP
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Generally Metformin is avoided in lactating mothers because a fraction of it may pass through breast milk will reduce blood glucose of infant. Chances are less but it's a risk. So consult endocrinologist for thyroid, weight gain, irregular periods and other issues. Hope he will solve your issues in better ways. Wishing you and your baby good health.
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