infertility
INFERTILITY

Infertility is when a couple of reproductive age is unable to conceive after a year or more of regular unprotected intercourse.

It can be primary if no pregnancy has ever occurred or secondary if pregnancy has occurred irrespective of the outcome.

Ovulation induction is part of the patient's management which aims to achieve development of a single follicle and subsequent ovulation in a woman with anovulation.

Drug Information

Dosage: Dysmenorrhoea 10 mg bd from day 5-25 of the cycle. Endometriosis 10 mg bd-tds from day 5-25 of the cycle or co

Indication: Parkinson's disease. Menstrual disorders & infertility. Benign breast disease. Prolactinoma. Acromegaly.

Indication: Controlled ovarian stimulation (COS) in combination w/ a GnRH antagonist for the development of multiple folli...

Dosage:  Hormone replacement therapy for women w/ disorders due to natural or surgically induced menopause w/ intact u

Indication: Puregon Vial/Cartridge Women: Anovulation in women who have been unresponsive to treatment w/ clomiphene ...

Indication: Prevention of premature ovulation in patients undergoing a controlled ovarian stimulation followed by oocyte p...

Indication: Induction of ovulation in patients w/ persistent ovulatory dysfunction as the cause of infertility.

Indication: Disorders associated w/ progesterone deficiency eg, infertility due to inadequate luteal phase; for use during...

Indication: Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) including premenstrual tension & depression. Luteal phase support as part of a...

Indication: Locally advanced or metastatic prostate cancer. Genital & extragenital stage I-IV endometriosis. Precociou...

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