Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

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Acceptability at Recruitment

ACCEPTABLE

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

ACCEPTABLE

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

Guidance

Acceptable, even if taking metformin.

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

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

PCOS

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012