Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

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Acceptability at Recruitment


Acceptability at CT / Work-Up


Individual at Risk

Explanation of Condition

Disorder of female sex hormone regulation leading to multiple cysts forming within the ovaries, as well as development of some male sexual characteristics, such as facial hair. May be treated with metformin.

See also Polycystic Ovary Syndrome


Acceptable, even if taking metformin.

Enquire about other drugs and discuss with medical officer if unsure.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome



Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012