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Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Metformin, Placebo, Diet and lifestyle advices
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:48:44-0400
The purpose of this study is to determine if the combination therapy of lifestyle intervention and use of Metformin together will improve ovulation induction and hyperandrogenemia in women...
1. Metformin increases the pregnancy rate when added to the standard treatment of anovulatory polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). 2. Metformin in combination with clomiphene, is more...
The aim of study was to investigate whether pre-treatment with metformin before and during IVF increases the live birth rate compared to placebo in women with sonographic evidence of polyc...
Context: Metformin administration in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) improves hormonal and metabolic patterns with beneficial effects in terms of reproductive outcomes and inte...
A 24 week study to compare the use of Metformin, birth control pills and a carefully planned intensive lifestyle program that includes weight loss and exercise. These approaches will be co...
To investigate the effect of metformin on endometrial receptivity in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Lifestyle (diet, physical activity [PA], and/or behavioral) interventions are recommended for all women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in international guidelines. The internet is a widely used...
We thank Levin and Rottenstreich for their interest in our article on ovulation induction strategies in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). We suggested as a second line treatment after life style chang...
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...
Clinical stigmata of polycystic ovary syndrome include hirsutism, obesity, menstrual disturbances and infertility. These symptoms impair health-related quality of life. Depression is also common. The ...
A complex disorder characterized by infertility, HIRSUTISM; OBESITY; and various menstrual disturbances such as OLIGOMENORRHEA; AMENORRHEA; ANOVULATION. Polycystic ovary syndrome is usually associated with bilateral enlarged ovaries studded with atretic follicles, not with cysts. The term, polycystic ovary, is misleading.
A condition caused by the excessive secretion of ANDROGENS from the ADRENAL CORTEX; the OVARIES; or the TESTES. The clinical significance in males is negligible. In women, the common manifestations are HIRSUTISM and VIRILISM as seen in patients with POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME and ADRENOCORTICAL HYPERFUNCTION.
A biguanide hypoglycemic agent used in the treatment of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus not responding to dietary modification. Metformin improves glycemic control by improving insulin sensitivity and decreasing intestinal absorption of glucose. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p289)
A pharmaceutical preparation of sitagliptin phosphate and metformin hydrochloride that is used in the treatment of TYPE 2 DIABETES.
A drugless system of therapy, making use of physical forces such as air, light, water, heat, massage, etc. Treatments are often diet- and nutrition-oriented with attention given to the patient's personal history and lifestyle. (From Cassileth, Alternative Medicine Handbook, 1998, p329)
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