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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (Syndrome, Stein-Leventhal) Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Syndrome, Stein-Leventhal; Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome; Sclerocystic Ovarian Degeneration; Sclerocystic Ovaries; Sclerocystic Ovary Syndrome Show All >>

Networked: 5063 relevant articles (214 outcomes, 793 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Metformin (Glucophage) : 72 outcomes 149 studies in 680 results : FDA 4 Generic
  2. Clomiphene (Clomifene) : 54 outcomes 71 studies in 403 results : FDA 4 Generic
  3. Insulin (Novolin) : 33 outcomes 83 studies in 802 results : FDA 2
  4. Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH) : 12 outcomes 27 studies in 225 results : FDA 2
  5. Glucose (Dextrose) : 10 outcomes 37 studies in 354 results : FDA 175 Generic
  6. Hormones : 9 outcomes 46 studies in 317 results : IBA
  7. Gonadotropins : 6 outcomes 21 studies in 209 results : IBA
  8. letrozole (Femara) : 6 outcomes 13 studies in 50 results : FDA 9 Generic
  9. Spironolactone (Aldactone) : 6 outcomes 4 studies in 26 results : FDA 38 Generic
  10. Flutamide (Eulexin) : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 31 results : FDA 6 Generic
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Diseases Related to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

  1. Infertility (Sterility)
  2. Insulin Resistance
  3. Hirsutism
  4. Hyperandrogenism
  5. Hyperinsulinism (Hyperinsulinemia)
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Key Therapies for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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  1. Diathermy : 7 outcomes 3 studies in 47 results
  2. Electrocoagulation (Electrocautery) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 37 results
  3. Lasers (Laser) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 23 results
  4. Bariatric Surgery : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 11 results
  5. Cautery : 2 outcomes in 9 results
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