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fertility drug

Fertility pill Gynecology An agent that either replaces sex hormones in ♀ whose production is insufficient for succesful gestation, or induces ovulation–eg, clomiphene citrate, which stimulates the hypothalamus, which in turn stimulates the pituitary to release LH and FSH. See Clomiphene citrate, Human menopausal gonadotropin.
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Certainly it isn't the reason that today's childless woman is relying on fertility drugs to make her a potential mother.
As a fertility drug, it assists men who are dealing with low sperm count but it can also be used as a performance-enhancing substance commonly used by male athletes as it lowers sperm count and enhances an athlete's performance.
In fact, a recent, more comprehensive study published in the British Medical Journal that looked at a number of fertility drugs in more detail found no overall increased risk of ovarian cancer, he said.
Patients with PCOS have a very different response to fertility drugs .
Dr Bryan Carroll, deputy director of the zoo, said: "Being able to treat female gorillas with human fertility drugs is potentially a very important breakthrough.
Mrs Humair said she had not sought fertility treatment but was given the fertility drug Clomid by her gynaecologist after she complained of an irregular menstrual cycle.
Kimberly, who took a fertility drug, had spent three months resting in bed to assure carrying the babies - who are fraternal, not identical twins - as close to full term as possible.
Specifically, as alleged in the complaint, on November 8, 1999, defendants reported that the Company's operating results for its third fiscal quarter improved over the comparable 1998 period, and stated that a Swiss company, Ares-Sereno, had paid $68 million to the Company for the marketing rights to the fertility drug Crinone which was manufactured by Columbia.
Kimberly Jacobsson - a Hart High School alumna - took a fertility drug, but the couple nonetheless was surprised to learn early in the pregnancy that she would have quadruplets.
SALOME the gorilla cradles her newborn baby yesterday after conceiving with help from a human fertility drug.
A YOUNG woman desperate to have children died after a gynaecologist doubled her daily dose of a powerful fertility drug.