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Have pcos. Taking metformin. Haven t conceived yet. What to do?


I was diagnosed with pcos a year ago and was prescibe Obimet(metformin) thrice a day.
Its been a year now ,but still haven't conceived.

My husband was initially diagnosed with low sperm count and is also on Vitamin supplements ie Oligocare and QGold as prescribed by Doctor

Is it recommended to continue the Metformin for so long. We have been trying to conceive for 2 years now with no result till date.

Please advise.
Asked On : Thu, 18 Apr 2013
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As you have couple infertility, it would take some time for conception to occur as the parameters in both of you have to attain normalcy. With PCOD, apart from Metformin, you may also need Clomiphene for ovulation induction and follicular monitoring with timed intercourse or IUI. You can use Metformin as long as needed with good effect. It is essential that your husband attains reasonable semen parameters, otherwise ART may be needed. Please consult an experienced infertility specialist for further management. Maintain a healthy body weight and eat healthy. Good luck.
Answered: Sat, 20 Apr 2013
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