The bottom lineThe authors found evidence that adjunctive metformin was associated with significantly greater reductions in weight, BMI, and metabolic parameters than placebo during antipsychotic treatment in patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. Findings suggest more robust effects of metformin earlier in the course of the disorder. They concluded that metformin should have more widespread use in patients with antipsychotic-induced weight gain.
I am thinking of taking it..!!
I took it for a month and didn't lose any weight, so i discontinued. During this time we did blood tests for cholesterol and glucose and all that. Everything came back very healthy.
I haven't checked my blood glucose levels lately but Metformin has been doing a good job of stabilizing my blood sugar levels in the past.It's a good drug overall.