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Ovulation Induction

The following articles look at different treatments and methods available for ovulation induction and pregnancy induction.

Fertility Drugs

In general, fertility drugs for women work to overcome a variety of ovulation disorders. Although some of these drugs are combined with other treatments, they can be used alone, especially if a woman prefers to exhaust her options before submitting to any invasive procedures.



ClomidOften the first drug encountered by women and couples seeking treatment for infertility, Clomid (clomiphene) enjoys a dual reputation, as one of the oldest and safest fertility drugs on the market, and as one that can cause some drastic emotional side effects.


Aspirin and Infertility

AspirinAspirin is a widely used over-the-counter analgesic the anticoagulative properties (preventing blood from clotting) of which may offer benefits in the field of reproductive endocrinology. The issue under research currently is whether this low-dose aspirin regimen in the management of APA-related disorders can also contribute to other aspects of the reproductive process, namely if aspirin can increase the blood supply to the uterus and ovaries.



Progesterone Often prescribed for women during infertility treatments, the reproductive hormone progesterone has a number of important purposes. Menstruation is triggered at the beginning of a treatment cycle for anovulatory women with infrequent periods . Progesterone dosing vascularizes the lining of the uterus; when this ceases, progesterone levels drop off. As the uterine lining breaks down, menstruation begins.

spacer does not make treatment recommendations for ovulation induction and pregnancy induction nor dispense medical advice; only a physician or heath care provider is qualified to determine the proper treatment for any patient. The following treatment options are presented for general education purposes only.

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