If I am pregnant, is it safe to use Riomet?

The effects of Riomet (metformin) on pregnant women and developing fetuses have not been studied. While researchers have found no evidence that Riomet causes birth defects in animals, Riomet is not recommended for pregnant women.

However, blood sugar levels that are too high or too low can cause problems for developing fetuses. So women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant should discuss the risks and benefits of taking Riomet or another drug with their doctors.

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