A New Treatment of Hirsutism with Myo-inositol. A Prospective Clinical Study (Pages: 0-0)


Unfer V *, Minozzi M , Papaleo E ,

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Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of myo-inositol on the lipid pattern and insulin sensitivity in hirsute women. Materials and Methods: 129 hirsute women were enrolled to the first Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology (University La Sapienza Rome Italy) and evaluated at baseline and after receiving six months of myo-inositol therapy (4 gr/day). Body Mass Index hirsutism score serum levels of total cholesterol high-density lipoprotein cholesterol low-density lipoprotein cholesterol triglycerides apolipoprotein B lipoprotein(a) serum adrenal and ovarian androgens fasting glucose and insulin concentrations were evaluated. Results: The hirsutism score decreased after therapy (p value