clomiphene


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clo·mi·phene

 (klō′mə-fēn, klŏm′ə-)
n.
A synthetic drug, C26H28ClNO, that is used in its citrate form to stimulate ovulation.

[c(h)lo(ro)- + (a)mi(ne) + blend of phen(yl) and -ene.]

clomiphene

(ˈkləʊmɪˌfiːn)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug that stimulates the production of egg cells in the ovary: used to treat infertility in women
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clomiphene - a fertility drug (trade name Clomid) that is used to stimulate ovulation and that has been associated with multiple births
fertility drug - a drug used to increase a woman's fertility
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clomiphene

(USAN), clomifene (INN) n clomifeno
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In all patients, ovarian follicles were matured by either a natural cycle or a clomiphene citrate cycle.
Aspen Park Pharmaceuticals is developing late stage proprietary patented clomiphene formulations for the treatment of male infertility and hot flashes in men on hormone therapy for advanced prostate cancer.
LISBON -- The aromatase inhibitor letrozole was associated with roughly a 42% increase in the pregnancy rate, compared with clomiphene citrate in infertile women with polycystic ovary syndrome in a double-blind, randomized study.
Sophie Tinklin Date of violation: 12/07/2012 Sport: Amateur Boxing National Governing Body: Welsh Amateur Boxing Association Rule violated: Possession of prohibited substances, trafficking or attempted trafficking Class of drug: Anabolic agents, hormone and metabolic modulators Substance: Clomiphene, Dihydrotestosterone, Mesterolone, Methyltestosterone, Nandrolone, Oxymetholone, Stanozolol, Testosterone, Trenbolone Start date of sanction: 19/02/2014 End date of sanction: 18/02/2018 Summary: Gwent Police were tipped off about large amounts of money - more than PS40,000 - being sent in the post from an address in Risca.
10,11] In the case of unexplained moderate male factor infertility, provided tubal patency has been documented, IUI with the husband's semen in natural cycles or after clomiphene citrate (CC) stimulation can be promoted as a first-line treatment without nrajor costs or expensive infrastructure.
clomiphene had failed to induce ovulation) were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, 250 mg of clomiphene citrate from day 3 to day 7 of the cycle, along with 3 g/day of L-carnitine or placebo.
In reproductive medicine, the first line choice for pharmacological ovulation induction is with selective oestrogen receptor modulators, with clomiphene citrate (CC) being the most extensively studied.
The infertility caused is usually treated with clomiphene (Clomid).
The addition of a selective estrogen receptor modulators, such as clomiphene citrate as well as recombinant follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), are also options in situations where the natural initiation of spermatogenesis does not occur.
Two drugs, clomiphene and letrozole, are commonly prescribed to stimulate ovulation.
Clomiphene citrate known to stimulate ovulation has been used as the standard treatment for PCOS.
Multiparity and fertility agents such as clomiphene may increase the risk of developing DTC.