myo-inisitol versus metfornin

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myo-inisitol versus metfornin

Postby weloveyoualready » Mon May 19, 2014 12:18 pm

Hi friends - I have been TTC for a while with hubby and after a chemical, weird cycles, etc. we are now seeing a fertility specialist. I am ovulating on my own (but have long cycles) so she doesn't want to start me on clomid.

Although she took a large amount of blood everything looks fairly normal (except for my cholesterol being high). However, today when she did the ultrasound she saw a few cysts on my ovaries but called them 'microcysts' and said there weren't a lot.

So with all of that information I have been taking myo-inisitol because of all the reading I've been doing about late ovulation being an indication of hormonal issues. http://www.pcosdiva.com/2012/07/de-myst ... -inositol/ I've been on it for about 15 days and honestly don't feel any differences, but it seems like I don't have a 'bad' case of PCOS so maybe I wouldn't see any differences.

That being said the fertility specialist now wants me to start taking metfornin (500 mg of extended release which will eventually be worked up to 1500) beginning with my next cycle.

What do you guys think? Stop the myo inisitol and just take metfornin or take both? I guess I'm wondering if the metfornin will do anything at all.

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Me (32) Hubby (34) - Together since 2006, Married 2013

April 2014 - Chemical at 5 weeks
May 2014 - Diagnosed with PCOS, put on metformin and progesterone.
June 2014 - HSG, normal - THANK GOD!
October 2014 - Clomid, cycle #1, bfn
October 2014 - Hubby's sperm count is 400,000. Appt. with urologist but ready to begin IVF in January

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Re: myo-inisitol versus metfornin

Postby maddy » Mon May 19, 2014 9:10 pm

My experience, I didnt get any results until I started metformin. I tried everything "natural" before that.
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