hrp0095p1-165 | Pituitary, Neuroendocrinology and Puberty | ESPE2022

The Effect of Metformin on the Onset of Menarche and The Final Height of Obese Girls

Salehpour Shadab , Kalantari Fatemeh , Setavand Somayeh

Background/aims: Obese girls experience precocious puberty which could influence their final height. We studied the effect of metformin on their body weight, final height, onset of menarche, and bone age.Methods: In a prospective study, 63 obese girls aged between 8 -13 years old were treated with metformin (500-1000 mg/daily and compared with control at the outpatient pediatric endocrine clinic of Loghman Hakim Hospital...