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How to induce ovulation using Clomid?

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Posted on Thu, 13 Apr 2017
Question: What is induction of ovulation? And which of the five drug i will need to use if i have bad ovulation cycle. I ovarian failure. but i want to use one of these drug. which one is the most reliable?
Clomid (Serophene,
clomiphene citrate) Femara or
letrozole and other aromatase inhibitors
Injectable gonadotropins, injectable FSH hormone products
The GnRH pump Bromocriptine
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Answered by Dr. Khushboo Priya (50 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Hi, you can use any drug for inducing ovulation.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

The ovulation induction means that in some women when follicles in the ovary are not growing on its own, some medicines are needed to do that. Generally, in a normal woman, during each menstrual cycle, one follicle grows and become dominant follicle. When it reaches a size more than 18 mm, it ruptures and releases egg. If egg gets fertilized, she becomes pregnant or if there is no fertilization, she gets her periods.

If follicle doesn't grow, there can be a problem of infertility and irregular periods. Many medicines and injections are available for inducing ovulation.

First medicines are used. If it doesn't work then injection is used. Any of the medicines like clomiphene, letrozole or anastrazole can be used. All are similar in efficacy.

Injections will be given on the basis of your response to HMG first and then recombinant FSH injection. Now, you are saying, you have ovarian failure. That means you have very less number of follicles in your ovaries. So, in your case probably injections will work.

Bromocriptine is given to normalize serum prolactin levels, not for ovulation induction.

Do consult your doctor before taking any of these drugs.
Hope I have answered your question.
Feel free to ask further.
Regards


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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Follow up: Dr. Khushboo Priya (32 minutes later)
how to get the injection where to buy the injection
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Answered by Dr. Khushboo Priya (48 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Injection will be available at a pharmacy

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

The injections will be available at the pharmacies, but you can't buy them on your own. You have to consult a gynecologist or infertility specialist. Also, taking injections alone will not help, you have to take them in a proper manner and under supervision. Your follicles growth will be monitored by repeated ultrasound and response will be seen.

Hope I have answered your question.
Regards


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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How to induce ovulation using Clomid?

Brief Answer: Hi, you can use any drug for inducing ovulation. Detailed Answer: Hi, The ovulation induction means that in some women when follicles in the ovary are not growing on its own, some medicines are needed to do that. Generally, in a normal woman, during each menstrual cycle, one follicle grows and become dominant follicle. When it reaches a size more than 18 mm, it ruptures and releases egg. If egg gets fertilized, she becomes pregnant or if there is no fertilization, she gets her periods. If follicle doesn't grow, there can be a problem of infertility and irregular periods. Many medicines and injections are available for inducing ovulation. First medicines are used. If it doesn't work then injection is used. Any of the medicines like clomiphene, letrozole or anastrazole can be used. All are similar in efficacy. Injections will be given on the basis of your response to HMG first and then recombinant FSH injection. Now, you are saying, you have ovarian failure. That means you have very less number of follicles in your ovaries. So, in your case probably injections will work. Bromocriptine is given to normalize serum prolactin levels, not for ovulation induction. Do consult your doctor before taking any of these drugs. Hope I have answered your question. Feel free to ask further. Regards