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Drug Review Prospective Self-Control Study

Dehydroepiandrosterone: Is it a Magic Drug?

Keshav Malhotra, Shally Gupta

Citation Information : Malhotra K, Gupta S. Dehydroepiandrosterone: Is it a Magic Drug?. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2020; 12 (1):59-61.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-1748

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 08-08-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

With infertility populations in the developed world rapidly aging, treatment of diminished ovarian reserve (DOR) assumes increasing clinical importance. In developing countries like India, many patients due to economic and cultural restraints are not able to afford ovum donation or other assisted reproductive techniques. Thus, the possibility of a significant improvement in ovarian response with such an intervention in cases of DOR seems to be very promising. Our findings show only an improvement in anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) levels and antral follicle count in women with poor ovarian reserve, which was statistically significant. But we need a bigger sampling size.


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