Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Ask the Diabetes Team

From Indiana, USA:

I do not have diabetes, but my doctor put me on Glucophage because I have a problems with my periods, and I am wanting to have a baby. Have you ever heard of Glucophage making you more fertile?


Glucophage [metformin, a pill for type 2 diabetes] has been used in treating infertility in women with polycystic ovarian disease [a disorder with insulin resistance]. Supposedly, by decreasing the insulin resistance, the frequency of ovulation is increased.


Original posting 21 Nov 2000
Posted to Other and Medications: Pills for Diabetes


  Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Return to the Top of This Page

Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:16
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.

This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Legal Notice, and Privacy Policy.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2018. Comments and Feedback.