Treatment options for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Treatment for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome PCOS may include lifestyle changes and medication if you want to get pregnant. 

The doctor may recommend you lose weight through a low-calorie diet and moderate exercise activities. 

If you do not want to get pregnant, treatment may include the following: – 

You may be given pills that contain estrogen and progestin to decrease androgen production and regulate estrogen. 

Hormonal Birth Control

Hormonal birth control aids in regulating your menstrual cycle, treating acne, and reducing excessive hair growth.

Insulin-sensitizing medicine such as Metformin is used to help your body process insulin.

Insulin-Sensitizing Medicine

Because once insulin is controlled, some people may see improvements in their menstrual cycles.

Some drugs are used to reduce androgens’ effect.

Medicine to Block Androgen

This helps control acne or hair growth caused by PCOS.

Having a healthy diet and losing weight can positively impact your insulin level.

Medicine to Block Androgen

PCOS Treatments for Getting Pregnant

Treatment for PCOS involves the following if you wish to get pregnant now or in the future:

Drugs are given to induce ovulation in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome PCOS.

The doctor may recommend Clomiphene, Letrozole, and Gonadotrophins given by injection.

Drugs to Induce Ovulation 

As many new medicines are available so, this procedure is rarely performed. 

In this, surgeons performed a procedure called ovarian drilling to trigger ovulation by removing tissues in the ovaries that are producing androgen hormones.


This option is for women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome PCOS when medication doesn’t help with ovulation.

In IVF woman’s egg is fertilized with her partner’s sperm in a laboratory. And then transferred to the uterus.

IVF (In Virto Fertilization)