What is PCOS?

PCOS or polycystic ovary syndrome is a hormone imbalance in women. Symptoms include acne, cysts on the ovaries, irregular periods, and infertility. Obesity and diabetes type 2 are commonly associated with PCOS.

Treatment for PCOS includes diet and exercise, medications, and reducing insulin resistance. Common drug classes used to treat PCOS are estrogen agonist/antagonists, biguanides, and glitazones.

Savings Tips for PCOS

  • How Do You Treat Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)?

    January 08, 2014

    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common cause of acne, irregular periods, and infertility in women. And don’t forget about excess hair growth, which also comes along with PCOS.

    Diagnosing PCOS is tricky and not clear cut. Many people believe you must have the presence of polycystic ovaries (on ultrasound) to make the diagnosis, but this is not true for postmenopausal women. Also, skipping periods and having polycystic ovaries (multiple cysts) isn’t enough, as you must also have signs of hyperandrogenism (excess hair growth and/or acne). See More

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Popular PCOS Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Estrogen Agonist/Antagonists 65 See Prices
Estrogen Agonist/Antagonists 65 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

PCOS Drug Classes

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