Last updated on July 2018

PCOS Treatment Using DLBS3233 Metformin and Combination of Both


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

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

  • Conditions: Insulin Resistance | Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Age: Between 18 - 40 Years
  • Gender: Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Signed written informed consent prior to participation in the study.
  2. Female subjects in reproductive age (i.e. 18-40 years) willing to conceive.
  3. Subject with a diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome confirmed by two of the following (Rotterdam Criteria):
    • Hyperandrogenism (defined by elevated free testosterone concentration; or Ferriman-Gallwey Score of 8).
    • Ovarian dysfunction indicated by menstrual irregularity: oligomenorrhea (cycles of > 35 days), or amenorrhea (no menses in the last of 3 months) after negative screening pregnancy test.
    • Polycystic ovary as shown by ultrasonography (USG).
  4. Subject with insulin resistance defined by : HOMA-IR of > 2.00.
  5. Subject with body mass index (BMI) of 19-35 inclusive.
  6. Able to take oral medication.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Pregnant or lactating women (urinary pregnancy test will be applied at screening).
  2. Based on previous or current medical (either laboratory or clinical) examination, subjects known to have any of the following conditions:
    • Cushing's syndrome, late onset of congenital adrenal hyperplasia, androgen-secreting tumors, uncontrolled thyroid disease, hyperprolactinemia.
  3. Known to have the following medical condition:
    • Diabetes mellitus,
    • Uncontrolled hypertension
    • Symptomatic cardiovascular diseases:
    • Acute or chronic infections at baseline.
    • Any known malignancies.
  4. History of gynecological surgery.
  5. Impaired renal function
  6. Impaired liver function
  7. Medically-assisted weight loss with medications or surgical procedures.
  8. Currently having laparoscopic ovarian diathermy (LOD).
  9. Currently under treatment with in vitro fertilization (IVF) techniques.
  10. Have been regularly taking any of the following medications, within 3 months prior to screening, such as:
    • Clomiphene citrate
    • Insulin sensitizers, i.e. metformin and thiazolidinediones
    • Aromatase inhibitors, such as: anastrozole, letrozole
    • Glucocorticoids
    • Gonadotropins
    • Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists (GnRHa)
    • Oral contraceptive pills (OCPs)
    • Antiandrogens, such as: spironolactone, cyproterone acetate (CPA), and flutamide
    • Any traditional or herbal medicines
  11. Participating in other clinical trial within 30 days prior to screening.

Recruitment Status: Open


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