Metformin (Glucophage) for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
How It Works
Metformin decreases the level of Reference androgens Opens New Window produced by the ovaries and adrenal glands. It also helps the body use Reference insulin Opens New Window and may reduce the risk of Reference diabetes Opens New Window.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Patrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology