Placental Passage of Metformin in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Fertil Steril. 2005 May;83(5):1575-8. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2004.11.051.

Abstract

Metformin passes the placenta. Fetal serum levels are comparable with maternal values.

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • Humans
  • Maternal-Fetal Exchange / drug effects
  • Maternal-Fetal Exchange / physiology*
  • Metformin / administration & dosage
  • Metformin / blood*
  • Placenta / drug effects
  • Placenta / metabolism*
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome / blood*
  • Pregnancy

Substances

  • Metformin