Prevalence of polycystic ovary syndrome in reproductive-aged women

  • Syed Mohiuddin Pharm-D, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Vaageswari College of Pharmacy, Karimnagar, Telangana.
  • Nabeela Zufi Pharm-D, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Vaageswari College of Pharmacy, Karimnagar, Telangana
  • Dr. Ch Pradeep Kumar Associate Professor, Vaageswari College of Pharmacy, Karimnagar, Telangana
Keywords: Polycystic ovary syndrome, acne, hyperandrogenism, adolescence, obesity, hyperinsulinemia


Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most communal endocrine illnesses in women of reproductive age. The clinical and biochemical presentation is heterogeneous, but elevated serum concentrations of androgens are the most consistent biochemical abnormality and may be considered to be the hallmark of the syndrome. Many women with PCOS also have insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia, which may contribute to the clinical and endocrine abnormality. Obesity, central obesity and insulin resistance are powerfully concerned in its etiology. Dietary weight loss is recommended as the primary treatment approach. Our aim is to control prevalence, etiology of PCOS, diagnosis and its association numerous factors in PCOS patients, so as to encourage young women to treat timely treatment and prevent long term complications.


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Syed Mohiuddin, Nabeela Zufi, Dr. Ch Pradeep Kumar. Prevalence of polycystic ovary syndrome in reproductive-aged women. Med. res. chronicles [Internet]. 2020Apr.30 [cited 2022Jun.27];7(2):69-7. Available from:
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