Polycystic ovary syndrome and metformin in pregnancy

  title={Polycystic ovary syndrome and metformin in pregnancy},
  author={Anna E Lilja and E. Mathiesen},
  journal={Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica},
  • Anna E Lilja, E. Mathiesen
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica
  • The diagnostic criteria of polycystic ovary syndrome incorporate hyperandrogenism, polycystic ovaries, anovulation and irregular menstrual bleeding and the syndrome is a recognized reason behind infertility. The biguanide metformin has encouraging effects on several metabolic aspects of the syndrome, including insulin sensitivity, plasma glucose concentration and lipid profile. Moreover, metformin improves the ovarian function in women diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome. Hence, metformin… CONTINUE READING
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