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POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is the accumulation of underdeveloped follicles in the ovaries due to anovulation. It is is characterized by menstrual abnormalities and clinical or biochemical features of hyperandrogenism.
It results mainly from abnormal steroidogenesis that may be caused by insulin resistance leading to hyperinsulinemia.
There is increased sensitivity to androgens and the majority of women have elevated androgen levels.
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Indication: Type 2 DM in adult particularly in overwt patients when dietary management & exercise alone does not resul...

Indication: Initial therapy in type 2 DM when diet & exercise do not provide adequate glycemic control. Adjunct to die...

Indication: Initial therapy in type 2 DM when diet & exercise do not provide adequate glycemic control. Adjunct to die...

Indication: Puregon Vial/Cartridge Women: Anovulation in women who have been unresponsive to treatment w/ clomiphene ...

Indication: Monotherapy or in combination w/ other oral antidiabetics or insulin in type 2 DM inadequately controlled by d...

Indication: NIDDM when hyperglycemia cannot be controlled by diet management, exercise or wt reduction. Monotherapy or adj...

Indication: Replacement therapy for acute adrenocortical insufficiency eg, Addison's disease, bilateral adrenalectomy; rel...

Indication: RA, acute gouty arthritis, bronchial asthma, serum sickness, lupus, nodular arthritis, allergic dermatitis, pe...

Indication: Type 2 DM inadequately controlled on metformin alone or who are already treated w/ combination of vildagliptin...

Indication: Women of reproductive age w/ moderate to severe acne related to androgen-sensitivity (w/ or w/o seborrhea) &am...

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