Guideline 4 – Medical Treatment

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Guideline 4 – Medical Treatment2017-11-15T16:45:50+00:00

Guideline 4 – Medical Treatment

The clinical questions being addressed:

  • Is the oral contraceptive pill alone or in combination effective for management of hormonal and clinical PCOS features in adolescents and adults with PCOS?
  • Is metformin alone or in combination, effective for management of hormonal and clinical PCOS features and weight in adolescents and adults with PCOS?
  • Are anti-obesity pharmacological agents alone or in combination, effective for management of hormonal and clinical PCOS features and weight in adolescents and adults with PCOS?
  • Are anti-androgen pharmacological agents alone or in combination, effective for management of hormonal and clinical PCOS features and weight in adolescents and adults with PCOS?
  • Is inositol alone or in combination with other therapies, effective for management of hormonal and clinical PCOS features and weight in adolescents and adults with PCOS?

Members of GDG 4


Professor Helena Teede (Chair)
Endocrinologist
Monash University


Dr Terhi Piltonen (Deputy Chair)
Obstetrician-Gynaecologist/Reproductive Endocrinologist
Oulu University Hospital


Dr Anju Joham
Endocrinologist
Monash Health


Dr Selma Witchell
Paediatric Endocrinologist
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh


Dr Daniela Romualdi
Obstetrician-gynaecologist/Reproductive Endocrinologist
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore


Professor Ben Mol
Obstetrician-Gynaecologist
University of Adelaide


Dr Jaideep Malhotra
Obstetrician-Gynaecologist
Malhotra Nursing and Maternity Home


Dr Alexia Pena Vargas
Paediatric Endocrinologist
University of Adelaide