Use a Stepwise Approach for Treating Hirsutism

Women will need your help managing hirsutism...excess male-pattern hair growth commonly on the face, chest, back, abdomen, etc.

About 10% of women have hirsutism...typically due to high androgen levels. Most cases are in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

Metformin may be used for PCOS. But don't recommend it specifically for hirsutism...it doesn't seem to work better than placebo.

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