Treatment of Insulin Resistance in PCOS
Medications such as Byetta and Acarbose and minerals such as chromium have been studied in PCOS patients. Some may have benefit for patients with insulin resistance who do not ovulate.
A class of medications called TZDs have been used in the past to induce ovulation in PCOS patientd and others with insulin resistance. due to potential risks, this medication is rarely if ever used for this purpose any more.