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Does research show that Metformin alleviates/mitigates Adult Acne in PCOS women?

I'm an adult woman in her 30's, who suffers from Poly-Cystic-Ovarian-Syndrome (PCOS). My doctor has proscribed me Metformin to treat/manage my PCOS. Since PCOS can be one of the several causes for ...
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How does metformin interact with nicotine?

Does co-use of nicotine replacement therapy and metformin increase lactic acidosis risk? If so, how?
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Mechanism of Metformin in Lactic Acidosis

High dosages of metformin and other biguanides are liked to lactic acidosis. What is the pharmacological mechanism behind this? I am aware the people have survived doses as high as 63 grams, but at ...
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Bio identical cortisol and metformin

I am on bio identical hormone replacement including cortisol for low levels. Is it good to take metformin when taking cortisol for low cortisol levels? I thought I read somewhere that metformin lowers ...
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What does metformin do to treat polycystic ovarian syndrome?

Metformin is a drug used to treat diabetes but one of its off-label uses is to treat Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. What does metformin do for someone who has PCOS but does not have diabetes? Is ...