Medicines commonly used in medical management of PCOD are as follows:
- Clomiphene Citrate (first line drug)
- Tamoxifen Citrate
- Letrozole (In clomiphene citrate resistant pts)
Drugs inhibiting hirsutism
- Ethinyl estradiol and Levonorgestrel- low dose combination pills containing low dose of estrogen. regular dose combination pills containing high dose of estrogen.
Progesterone only pills
There are some non-pill options which are regularly used in pcos treatment and they essentially have same effect as oral contraceptive pills.