Last updated on November 2006

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


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Age: Between 18 - 40 Years
  • Gender: Female
  • Other:
    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

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

  • 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

Recruitment Status: Open


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