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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)

View Results

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

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A Retrospective Study of Letrozole Treatment Prior to Human Chorionic Gonadotropin in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Undergoing In Vitro Fertilization at Risk of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome.

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Letrozole for patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: A retrospective study.

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The Flavanone, Naringenin, Modifies Antioxidant and Steroidogenic Enzyme Activity in a Rat Model of Letrozole-Induced Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.

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Investigation of Therapeutic Effects of Erdosteine on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in a Rat Model.

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Effects of letrozole and clomiphene citrate on Wnt signaling pathway in endometrium of polycystic ovarian syndrome and healthy women.

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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

A plant genus of the family RANUNCULACEAE. Members contain BERBERINE.

A plant genus of the family RANUNCULACEAE. Members contain BERBERINE and other isoquinoline ALKALOIDS.

A plant genus of the family RUTACEAE. Members contain BERBERINE, indolopyridoquinazoline and other ALKALOIDS and limonoids.

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