endocrinology
Medicines

Metformin not the answer to maternal weight gain in pregnancy

Hopes that metformin might prevent the adverse consequences of antenatal weight gain have been dashed by an Australian trial which found the drug had no effect on pregnancy or birth outcomes. The GRoW trial, conducted in 514 overweight or obese women recruited in Adelaide maternity hospitals found that use of up to 2000mg of metformin ...

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