Miscarriage Over 40, PCOS May Be Helped With Glucophage, Diabetes DrugI did not have PCOS, however two of the women in the infertility support group I previously ran did.
Here is an article that explains how a diabetes drug called Glucophage can help women with this condition succeed in becoming pregnant and carrying to term:
"Researchers say the drug, also known as Glucophage, is also highly effective in preventing gestational diabetes, a form of diabetes that is common in pregnant women with PCOS, and may be a better treatment than insulin for all women with pregnancy-related diabetes.
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"This therapy is rapidly revolutionizing the treatment of infertility, and with good reason," says Charles Glueck, MD, who conducted some of the first metformin infertility studies and has treated almost 1,500 women with the syndrome. "In women with PCOS the risk of miscarriage is very high, around 50%. By giving metformin, the risk is reduced to that of a woman without PCOS."