What is the role of sibutramine in the treatment of hirsutism?

Updated: May 01, 2020
  • Author: George T Griffing, MD; Chief Editor: Michel E Rivlin, MD  more...
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Sibutramine (withdrawn from US market October 8, 2010 [17] ): Weight loss with this anorectic agent improves hirsutism scores, androgen levels, and cardiovascular risk factors in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).


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