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Medications for Female Infertility

Drugs associated with Female Infertility

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Female Infertility: Female Infertility refers to the inability to conceive a child after trying to do so for at least one year.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
metformin Off Label Rx B N X 8 reviews
8.0

Generic name: metformin systemic

Drug class: non-sulfonylureas

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
Clomid Rx X N 26 reviews
7.0

Generic name: clomiphene systemic

Drug class: synthetic ovulation stimulants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Femara Off Label Rx D N 2 reviews
10

Generic name: letrozole systemic

Drug class: hormones/antineoplastics, aromatase inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
clomiphene Rx X N 31 reviews
7.0

Generic name: clomiphene systemic

Brand names:  Clomid, Serophene

Drug class: synthetic ovulation stimulants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
letrozole Off Label Rx D N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: letrozole systemic

Brand name:  Femara

Drug class: hormones/antineoplastics, aromatase inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
Ovidrel Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Menopur Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: menotropins systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Brand names:  Ovidrel, HCG, Pregnyl, Novarel, Profasi, Chorex, Profasi HP

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Natural Product Monographs, Prescribing Information

 
HCG Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Pregnyl Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Novarel Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
leuprolide Off Label Rx X N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: leuprolide systemic

Drug class: hormones/antineoplastics, gonadotropin releasing hormones

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
Serophene Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: clomiphene systemic

Drug class: synthetic ovulation stimulants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Bravelle Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: urofollitropin systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Fertinex Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: urofollitropin systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
menotropins Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: menotropins systemic

Brand names:  Menopur, Repronex

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
Profasi Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Repronex Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: menotropins systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Chorex Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Profasi HP Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
urofollitropin Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: urofollitropin systemic

Brand names:  Bravelle, Fertinex

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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