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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): Effect Of Letrozole and Berberine

2014-08-27 03:13:59 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a heterogeneous disorder affecting almost4%-7% of the female population of reproductive age. Its heterogeneity is characterized by a wide spectrum of features, including ovulatory dysfunction and infertility, hyperandrogenism, hyperinsulinemia, insulin resistance (IR), and progression to type 2 diabetes.Since the Ming Dynasty in China,PCOS has been defined as "phlegm and wetness"infertility in traditional Chinese medicine ,namely "metabolic infertility".Chinese herbs have been used to treat PCOS for thousands of years with good effects.Berberine has also been used for diabetic patients in traditional Chinese medicine for hundreds of years. Recent studies have reported its effects on hyperglycemia and dyslipidemia.The purpose of this study is to determine whether Letrozole combined with berberine are effective in the treatment of infertile PCOS patients.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Intervention

Letrozole -Berberine, Letrozole, Berberine

Location

Obstetrics and Gynecology,Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine
Harbin
Heilongjiang
China
150040

Status

Recruiting

Source

Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:59-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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A group of related plant alkaloids that contain the BERBERINE heterocyclic ring structure.

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