Metformin for the Treatment of the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

N Engl J Med. 2008 Jan 3;358(1):47-54. doi: 10.1056/NEJMct0707092.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Cholesterol, LDL / blood
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hypoglycemic Agents / adverse effects
  • Hypoglycemic Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Insulin Resistance / physiology
  • Metformin / adverse effects
  • Metformin / therapeutic use*
  • Obesity / complications
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome / complications
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome / drug therapy*
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome / physiopathology
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Triglycerides / blood

Substances

  • Cholesterol, LDL
  • Hypoglycemic Agents
  • Triglycerides
  • Metformin