Efficacy of Metformin in PCOS: Metabolic and Hormonal Factors
Hypothesis: Metformin treatment normalises hormone values and metabolic parameters in women with PCOS. Ovulation is restored and bleeding periods become regular.
Fifty women with PCOS (Rotterdam criteria) are randomised to either placebo or metformin for 6 months. After a wash-out period of 3 months, the opposite treatment is given for another 6 months. Measurements are performed before ech treatment period, every second month during treatment and after completing treatment.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00317928
|Principal Investigator:||Ditte Trolle, MD||Skejby University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark|