Simvastatin and Metformin Therapy in PCOS Women. Prospective Randomised Trial.

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified November 2006 by Poznan University of Medical Sciences.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Yale University
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First received: November 3, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2006
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November 3, 2006
November 3, 2006
September 2005
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Serum testosterone
Same as current
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  • regularity of menstrual cycle
  • serum lutropin
  • serum follitropin
  • serum lipids
  • serum DHEAS
  • serum SHBG
  • serum insulin
Same as current
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Simvastatin and Metformin Therapy in PCOS Women. Prospective Randomised Trial.
Effect of Simvastatin and Metformin on Clinical, Endocrine, Metabolic and Endothelial Function of Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Prospective Randomised Trial
The purpose of this study is to compare effects of statins (simvastatin) and metformin on clinical (menstrual cycle, excessive hair, skin problems), endocrine (androgens), metabolic (lipids, markers of systemic inflammation), and endothelial function parameters in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Drug: Simvastatin
  • Drug: Simvastatin and Metformin
  • Drug: Metformin
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • PCO - ESHRE/ASRM criteria:oligomenorrhea (<8 spontaneus menses per year) and hyperandrogenism(hirsutism or acne) or hyperandrogenemia(testosterone > 70 ng/ml) normal prolactin, TSH, 17-OH progesterone no evidence of androgen producing malignancy, Cushing's syndrome or acromegaly age 18-40 reliable use of birth control pill for at least 3 months and no plans of pregnancy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • elevated creatinine kinase above 2 times upper limit of normal or liver enzymes (transaminase) above 2 times of upper limit of normal use of any following medications: cyclosporine, fibrates niacin,antifungal agents, macrolide antibiotics use of oral contraceptives and other steroid hormones 3 months prior to the study
18 Years to 40 Years
Contact: Beata E Banaszewska, MD PhD +48 618419412
Contact: Robert Z Spaczynski, MD PhD +48 618419412
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Poznan University of Medical Sciences
Yale University
Principal Investigator: Leszek Pawelczyk, MD PhD Poznan University of Medical Scienses
Study Director: Antoni J Duleba, MD Yale University
Poznan University of Medical Sciences
November 2006

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