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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
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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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I've worked hard for ten so to think I anything The topranked UK heavyweight tested positive for clomiphene anything to my opportunity crazy and its metabolite hydroxyclomiphene after an out-of competition urine test from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) on November 10.
Cimicifuga racemosa has promising evidence for its treatment of women with PCOS and infertility, in combination with clomiphene citrate therapy.
Lazy ovaries can be driven harder with clomiphene tablets, or sometimes puncturing some of the small cysts (immature follicles) by putting a telescope into the abdomen (laparoscopy) and passing a needle into three or four of the cysts.
A sub-group analysis revealed that patients receiving r-FSH, rather than clomiphene or letrozole, had a significantly higher clinical pregnancy rate after r-hCG trigger as compared to the LH surge group (21.
Clomiphene is the first-line of treatment used to induce ovulation in women with PCOS.
IUI and ovulation induction with gonadotropins is currently offered to couples with mild to moderate male factor, unexplained infertility and anovulatory women who have failed to conceive with clomiphene citrate treatment.
3) There has been no report of the use of any hormone therapy, such as clomiphene citrate, gonadotropin, or aromatase inhibitors, to treat subfertile men on finasteride.
Objective: To evaluate the therapeutic effects of metformin and clomiphene in combination with lifestyle adjustment on infertility in women with obese polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).
The therapeutic modalities for ovulation induction mentioned in the literature are: body mass reduction, use of metformin, clomiphene citrate, aromataze inhibitors, gonadotropins, and surgical techniques of ovulation induction--wedge resection of ovaries, which is abandoned in modern times, and laparoscopic ovarian drilling [4-9].
Improvement in ovulation induction with myoinositol alone and in combination with clomiphene citrate in polycystic ovarian syndrome in patients with insulin resistance was also confirmed by Kamenov et al.
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.
This trial was done to see the efficacy of letrozole and clomiphene citrate in anovulatory infertility.