This trial will compare metformin to oral combined hormonal contraceptives in treating Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in women of later reproductive age, using the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Questionnaire score as a proxy for patient satisfaction.
1 Primary · 18 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 6 months after each intervention
Awards & Highlights
2 Treatment Groups
Oral combined hormonal contraceptives then metformin
1 of 2
Metformin then oral combined hormonal contraceptives
1 of 2
88 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups
Primary Treatment: Metformin · No Placebo Group · Phase < 1
Who is running the clinical trial?
Age 40 - 49 · Female Participants · 0 Total Inclusion CriteriaMark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Who else is applying?
What state do they live in?
What site did they apply to?
|University of Virginia||100.0%|
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
|Did not meet criteria||100.0%|
Frequently Asked Questions
What do Oral combined hormonal contraceptives typically treat?
"Oral combined hormonal contraceptives are frequently employed to treat exercise-induced conditions. Additionally, the drug has therapeutic applications for type 1 diabetes mellitus, diabetic ketoacidosis, and polycystic ovary syndrome." - Anonymous Online Contributor
What criteria must one fulfill to be eligible for this experiment?
"Successful applicants to this medical trial must be aged between 40 and 49 years old with a diagnosis of polycystic ovaries. A total of 88 participants are being recruited for the experiment." - Anonymous Online Contributor
What other explorations have been conducted concerning the efficacy of Oral combined hormonal contraceptives?
"Currently, there are 170 trials being conducted on Oral combined hormonal contraceptives with 43 of them in Phase 3. Rockville, Maryland is one among the 1903 sites hosting these clinical trials; however many other locations exist throughout the country." - Anonymous Online Contributor
How many participants has this research recruited thus far?
"Affirmative. According to research posted on clinicaltrials.gov, this medical trial is currently recruiting patients who are able and willing to participate. Originally published on August 23rd 2021 with its last edit occurring October 31st 2022, the study aims to involve 88 people from a single location." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Are more participants needed to join this experiment?
"According to clinicaltrials.gov, this trial is still actively seeking patients for participation. It was first launched on August 23rd 2021 and its information has been updated as recently as October 31st 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Is the age criteria for this research limited to those under 30 years?
"To be considered for this clinical trial, patients must be between 40 and 49 years old. For those younger than 18 or older than 65, there are 39 trials and 136 trials available respectively." - Anonymous Online Contributor