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Effects of orlistat on serum androgen levels among iranian obese women with polycystic ovarian syndrome.

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Summary of "Effects of orlistat on serum androgen levels among iranian obese women with polycystic ovarian syndrome."

Polycystic ovary syndrome is one of the most common endocrinopathies in young women, and it affects 6% to 8% of women in reproductive age. Hyperandrogenism is the hallmark of polycystic ovary syndrome. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of orlistat on weight loss and serum androgen levels among Iranian women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

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