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2/10/08 10:06 A

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Welcome! I am taking 500 mg XR 3 times a day, and also spironolactone 100 mg a day. I've heard some people mention taking more than that even, but it seems all our doctors have different opinions.





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2/9/08 10:13 P

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Hi, all,

Thanks for the personal welcome from several of you, that is so nice!

I am new to sparkpeople and this forum, but not PCOS. I was diagnosed with PCOS in 1997, when I was trying to get PG with my first child. I have had three children (age 9, age 7 and a 7 month old) despite PCOS, but have had severe Gestational Diabetes with each pregnancy...so severe with the last PG that I needed to use an insulin pump for much of the pregnancy.

I have successfully lost my pregnancy weight and about another 15-20 lbs, and want to keep losing. I take metformin XR 500 mg a day. Think its too low a dosage and am curious what others are taking who are using XR.

Looking forward to getting to know you all!


I am so sorry this posted in the wrong place...can someone delete? I went into the introduction forum to post it, but it still posted to general?

Julie

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