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metformin side effects

I got my af last night my Dr want me to add metformin to my clomid this cycle I started the metformin last night almost immediately I start get stomach pain not cramps from af but pain the diarrhea sorry for tmi I know is a side effect but does it go away I need to increase my does in a week then again in another week I don't want it to get any worse any advice
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It should get better soon once your body adjusts. Eating sugary foods gives me side effects. I have no side effects as long as I eat low carb and avoid alcohol. Also, make sure to take it right when you start eating, or right before, not on an empty stomach.
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Why are you on metformin? Do you have pcos? I was on metformin too and don't remember having any side effects. I guess once it adjusts to your body you might feel better. Also, there are good chances of getting pregnant while taking clomid with metformin.
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HI I have PCOS but lost 6 kilos and actaully fell pregnant with out the metformin but I didnt know i was already pregnant and started taking it my doc told me to stay on it for 16 weeks and so i did and i did have a bit of diarrhea but it seemed to just go away and yes i found if i ate to much sugar it was worse.It is a matter of ur body getting used to it good luck :-)
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  I became very weak and tired on glucaphage...also had diarrhea for fisrt week and then went away...getting ready to start back on it tongith actually for my next FET. Oh goodie(:  Best of luck...I have heard amazing results from glucaphage. my last round of IVF i was on it for weeks prior and had excellence results of embryos compared to previous cyces!
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OH..AND DONT DRINK ON IT..ONE DRINK MADE ME FEEL LIKE I HAD HAD 5..NOT FUN!
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