This trial is testing whether Inositol, a dietary supplement, can help improve ovarian and adrenal androgen excess in women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS).
- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
- Excess Androgen Syndrome
- Metabolic Syndrome
- Insulin Resistance
1 Primary · 4 Secondary · Reporting Duration: baseline and 3 months
Side Effects for
Awards & Highlights
4 Treatment Groups
Active Treatment with Inositol 3 gm/bid
1 of 4
Active Treatment with Inositol 2 gm/bid
1 of 4
Active Treatment with Inositol 1gm/bid
1 of 4
Placebo Treatment bid
1 of 4
128 Total Participants · 4 Treatment Groups
Primary Treatment: Inositol · Has Placebo Group · Phase 2
Who is running the clinical trial?
Age 18 - 45 · 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?
How old are they?
|18 - 65||100.0%|
What site did they apply to?
|Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center||100.0%|
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
|Did not meet criteria||50.0%|
How responsive is this trial?
Typically responds via
Most responsive sites:
- Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center: < 48 hours
Average response time
- < 2 Days
Frequently Asked Questions
Would elderly citizens be interested in participating in this clinical research?
"The age qualifications for this particular clinical trial are that applicants must be between 18-45 years old. There are 441 other studies for patients who fall below the age of majority and 1220 for senior citizens." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Are there any dangers associated with Inositol?
"Inositol's safety is estimated to be a 2 because, while there is data attesting to its safety, there is no available evidence that it is an effective medication." - Anonymous Online Contributor
To whom is this research project available?
"This study is looking for 128 women of childbearing age who have anovulation issues. The most important criteria that candidates must meet are as follows: having polycystic ovaries (as shown on ultrasound), chronic anovulation or oligomenorrhea, and hyperandrogenism." - Anonymous Online Contributor
What other research exists on Inositol's medical benefits?
"At this time, there are seven ongoing clinical trials researching inositol with one of them being in Phase 3. Most of the research is taking place in Boston, although there are investigations happening at seven different locations." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Are people still being signed up for this experiment?
"The search for eligible participants is ongoing, as this clinical trial has not yet reached its quota. The study was first publicized on 1/24/2020 and updated as recently as 10/3/2022 according to the information available on clinicaltrials.gov" - Anonymous Online Contributor