I was diagnosed with PCOS at the age of 21; I did have to fight for the diagnosis as I didn't fit the "normal" characteristics for someone with PCOS. Anyone else been on these and had problems with your ovaries hurting or one ovary really painful after ovulation? I have a really painful right ovary since I O'd, I'm just not sure if this is normal or if it's a sign of something else. I frequently get ovulation pain on one side (usually the same side, but not always), quite bad sometimes, although not related to metformin (I have pcos tho). It you have pcos, it can be quite painful when ovarian cysts burst on occasion. I frequently get ovulation pain on one side (usually the same side, but not always), quite bad sometimes, although not related to metformin (I have pcos tho). It you have pcos, it can be quite painful when ovarian cysts burst on occasion. Hi bluesilk, I have pcos, so I know what the burst cysts feel like as I'm one of those unlucky people that get them regularly... I’d be following up with my FS again for further investigations, I wouldn’t accept being fobbed off! Asked my FS and he said if it gets too much to head to ED at the women's hospital as the public one where I am doesn't help me much. He said hopefully it's just remnants of ovulation as it's my first cycle of Metformin and Clomid. Can anyone tell me if Clomid plus Metformin increases or decreases your chance of multiples? Met works on your endocrine system to even out blood sugar. I just want to have a baby-- no preferrence here, but would like some information! So- multiple moms and singleton moms- please reply! yetanothertripletmom-- I'm not sure I understand your answer. Excess blood sugar CAN (but not always) cause blood restrictions in the uterus resulting in no implantation of the embryo or a miscarriage. I'm not sure what your aim is in taking both, maybe your doctor can clear up any questions or concerns you. Yes, we conceived actually 3 times with the combo of metformin and clomid (second one ended in a miscarriage around 6 weeks). Perhaps I should clarify-- I've heard that Clomid alone increases your chances, but adding Metformin DECREASES your chances (of multiples). Also, Melissa, did you conceive both times with the combination? I was put on both because it can aid in ovulation for those who have PCOS ( I don't ovulate at all on my own). I don't have a preference, as explained, but bottom line: I want a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby as the result-- one, two, three, twelve-- whatever God blesses me with. Clomid and metformin do completely separate things. I was told by a friend that Clomid causes hyper-ovulation (as confirmed by my ob/gyn) but I've heard (through a friend) that the Metformin will limit the chance of multiples (not sure how). I'm going to ask my doc at the next appt, but wanted to ask ahead of time from those with experience-- hope that's alright. Also, I have astronomically high testosterone numbers, causing the lack of O as well as the blood sugar surge. Either way, I've already learned that this whole fertility drug thing is a c___p-shoot at best. Can i buy retin a otc Zoloft dizziness Viagra price comparison Clomid and acupuncture Metformin and Clomid - posted in Assisted Conception - General Hi everyone, I' m new to the assisted conception. I was diagnosed with PCOS. PCOS, treated with Clomid 50mg, mc 24th March. I was on 1500mg of metformin and 100mg clomid and concieved Poppy on 2nd cycle. View drug interactions between Clomid and metformin. These medicines may also interact with certain foods or diseases. Metformin is an insulin-sensitizing drug primarily used to treat diabetes, but it can also be used for fertility. Women with PCOS may benefit from taking metformin alone, along with Clomid, or even during IVF treatment. Exactly how metformin improves fertility is unclear. While metformin may be used for the treatment of infertility, it is not a fertility drug. In fact, using it to treat infertility is considered an off-label use. (In other words, pregnancy achievement is not the original intended purpose of this drug.) What is this medication? To understand what metformin does, you first need to know what insulin resistance is. Insulin resistance is when the body's cells stop reacting to normal levels of insulin. As a result, the body thinks that there is not enough insulin in the system. This triggers the production of more insulin than your body needs. – Yes, you can conceive using a combination of clomid and metformin. Clomid is a low-tech, lower-cost option than in vitro fertilization (IVF). Chances of conceiving with clomid are around 15% per month for about 3-4 months. Clomid treatment, however, should be continued for only about 6 months. After this, further clomid treatment yields no results. The biggest problem with clomid use is the mood swings it causes. Called the “clomid crazies,” it affects close to half the women taking clomid. Clomid with metformin Clomid & metformin support buddy BabyandBump, Metformin and Clomid - side effects, successes? - BabyCentre Viagra usa I was wondering does clomid and metformin really work or can you just take clomid or metformin by it self I did it 5 years ago when i concieved. Clomid & Metformin really work Mom Answers BabyCenter. Clomid and metformin Drug Interactions -. Conceived on clomid and metformin together? in Planning for.. Ans. – Yes, you can conceive using a combination of clomid and metformin. Clomid is a low-tech, lower-cost option than in vitro fertilization. I was wondering if there are any woman who have been able to conceive on combination of clomid and metformin. also when they actually. The efficacy of metformin and clomiphene citrate combination compared with clomiphene citrate alone for ovulation induction in infertile patients with PCOS.