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clomiphene

 [klo´mĭ-fēn]
a nonsteroid estrogen analogue used as the citrate salt to stimulate ovulation.

clomiphene

(klo´mĭ-fēn) a nonsteroid estrogen analogue, used as the citrate salt to stimulate ovulation.

clomiphene

(klō′mə-fēn, klŏm′ə-)
n.
A synthetic drug, C26H28ClNO, that is used in its citrate form to stimulate ovulation.

clomiphene

Clomifene, an anti-oestrogen drug used to treat INFERTILITY by virtue of its ability to stimulate the production of eggs from the ovaries (ovulation). Multiple pregnancies often result. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Clomid.
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Clomiphene citrate ovulation induction in combination with a timed intrauterine insemination: the value of urinary luteinizing hormone versus human chorionic gonadotropin timing.
The researchers studied whether or not the traditional Chinese medicine therapy could be a supplemental treatment along with Clomiphene to improve pregnancy outcomes.
Sequential clomiphene citrate and human menopausal gonadotrophin with intrauterine insemination: the effect of patient age on clinical outcome.
Comparison of the effectiveness of placebo, clomiphene citrate, mesterolone, pentoxifylline, and testosterone rebound therapy for the treatment of idiopathic oligospermia.
16 found that the cumulative ovulation rate using metformin was similar to that using clomiphene, but the former led to higher rates of pregnancy and live birth.
Laparascopic ovarian drilling is another option to be taken into account in case of clomiphene citrate-resistant patients.
The results are consistent with the most recent Cochrane meta-analysis, which called for further research comparing letrozole with clomiphene as a primary ovulation induction agent in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) because of low-quality evidence (Cochrane Database Syst.
Clomiphene citrate resistance together with side effects like multifollicular development and cyst formation are areas of concern.
Clomiphene plus IUI remains first-line therapy for unexplained infertility
Clomiphene citrate is the most commonly prescribed drug for ovulation induction and accounts for two thirds of all infertility drug uses.
The recommended first-line treatment for ovulation induction remains the anti-estrogen clomiphene citrate (CC).
The findings open the way for further testing of the drugs, clomiphene and toremifene, against the deadly virus.