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Medications for Ovulation Induction

What is Ovulation Induction:  Techniques for the artifical induction of ovulation.

Medications to treat Ovulation Induction

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

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Clomid X N 11 reviews
7.0

Generic name: clomiphene systemic

Drug class: synthetic ovulation stimulants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
clomiphene X N 12 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

 
Ovidrel X N Add review Rate

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
HCG X N Add review Rate

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Pregnyl X N 2 reviews
10

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) X N 2 reviews
10

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

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

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Novarel X N Add review Rate

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Follistim X N Add review
8.0

Generic name: follicle stimulating hormone systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Serophene X N Add review Rate

Generic name: clomiphene systemic

Drug class: synthetic ovulation stimulants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Menopur X N Add review Rate

Generic name: menotropins systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Cetrotide X N Add review Rate

Generic name: cetrorelix systemic

Drug class: gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonists

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
follicle stimulating hormone X N Add review
8.0

Generic name: follicle stimulating hormone systemic

Brand names:  Follistim, Gonal-f, Follistim AQ Cartridge, Follistim AQ, Gonal-f RFF Pen, Gonal-f RFF

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Gonal-f X N Add review Rate

Generic name: follicle stimulating hormone systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
menotropins X N Add review Rate

Generic name: menotropins systemic

Brand names:  Menopur, Repronex

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
cetrorelix X N Add review Rate

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

 
Follistim AQ Cartridge X N Add review Rate

Generic name: follicle stimulating hormone systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Repronex X N Add review Rate

Generic name: menotropins systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Follistim AQ X N Add review Rate

Generic name: follicle stimulating hormone systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Gonal-f RFF Pen X N Add review Rate

Generic name: follicle stimulating hormone systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Profasi X N Add review Rate

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Chorex X N Add review Rate

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Gonal-f RFF X N Add review Rate

Generic name: follicle stimulating hormone systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 

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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 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 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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