clomiphene citrate


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Noun1.clomiphene citrate - 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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Using a mild stimulation protocol combined with clomiphene citrate and recombinant follicle-stimulation hormone to determine the optimal number of oocytes needed to achieve pregnancy and reduce the concerns of patients.
Comment: In this study, the addition of L-carnitine to clomiphene citrate therapy increased the ovulation rate and pregnancy rate in women with clomiphene-resistant polycystic ovary syndrome.
While confined to a small group in our study, this is of particular concern as clomiphene citrate is now very widely available at low cost, and may easily be used contrary to manufacturers' very specific instructions to avoid use if pregnant, as it may cause fetal malformations.
Clomiphene citrate is a synthetic hormone that deceives the hypothalamus into thinking that body's estrogen level is too low.
The Canadian team examined the rates of congenital malformations among 911 newborns of women who conceived using either clomiphene citrate (n = 397) or letrozole (n = 514) and compared them with known malformation rates in the general population (Fertil.
Finally she began to take the drug clomiphene citrate, which induces ovulation and helps increase egg production and often leads to multiple births, according to author Ronald Kessler.
The usual course of treatment is a drug called clomiphene citrate (Clomid, Serophene), a medication used to treat infertile women with ovulation problems.
The vast majority of ART procedures include ovarian stimulation with either clomiphene citrate, human pituitary gonadotropins (various formulations), or both.
The four SERMs currently marketed in the United States are clomiphene citrate, tamoxifen citrate, toremifene citrate, and raloxifene hydrochloride.
A drug called clomiphene citrate can help PCOS sufferers to ovulate, and in extreme cases IVF may be necessary.
Clomiphene citrate typically is considered first-line therapy for patients experiencing ovulatory failure.
4) The goal of the stimulation with exogenous gonadotropins, combined with the administration of gonadoliberin analogs (GnRHa) in patients undergoing in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer (IVF-ET), either with clomiphene citrate or with gonadotropins alone, is to induce the ovaries to produce multiple retrievable oocytes to raise pregnancy rates [1-141.