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Medications for Ovulation Induction

About Ovulation Induction

Techniques for the artifical induction of ovulation.

Drugs used for Ovulation Induction

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

Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
clomiphene 7.6 45 reviews
Rx X N

Generic name: clomiphene systemic

Drug class: synthetic ovulation stimulants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

Ovidrel Rate Add review
Rx X N

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Pregnyl 10 2 reviews
Rx X N

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) 10 2 reviews
Rx X N

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Brand names:  Ovidrel, Pregnyl, Novarel

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

Cetrotide Rate Add review
Rx X N

Generic name: cetrorelix systemic

Drug class: gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonists

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Follistim Rate Add review
Rx X N

Generic name: follicle stimulating hormone systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Novarel Rate Add review
Rx X N

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

follicle stimulating hormone Rate Add review
Rx X N

Generic name: follicle stimulating hormone systemic

Brand names:  Follistim, Follistim AQ Cartridge, Gonal-f, Follistim AQ, Gonal-f RFF …show all

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

Menopur Rate Add review
Rx X N

Generic name: menotropins systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

cetrorelix Rate Add review
Rx X N

Generic name: cetrorelix systemic

Brand name:  Cetrotide

Drug class: gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonists

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

menotropins Rate Add review
Rx X N

Generic name: menotropins systemic

Brand name:  Menopur

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

Follistim AQ Cartridge Rate Add review
Rx X N

Generic name: follicle stimulating hormone systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Gonal-f Rate Add review
Rx X N

Generic name: follicle stimulating hormone systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Follistim AQ Rate Add review
Rx X N

Generic name: follicle stimulating hormone systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Gonal-f RFF Rate Add review
Rx X N

Generic name: follicle stimulating hormone systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription Only.
OTC Over the Counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Pregnancy Category
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 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 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 in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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