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Common Problems Associated With Fertility Drugs

Dealing with fertility drugs common problems is one thing that makes women hesitant to receive fertility care. There are many side effects and health concerns that are commonly associated with taking fertility medication.

Use the guide below to understand commonly prescribed fertility medication and fertility drugs common problems.

Birth Control Pills   - Pills used to regulate your body’s levels of FSH and LH.  Side effects include infertility-specialistsheadaches, spotting, tender breasts and bloating.

Clomid – An oral medication used to stimulate ovaries to produce follicles.  Common side effects are pelvic pain or discomfort, nausea, hot flashes, blurred vision and bloating.

Estrace – A form of estrogen used to help thicken uterine lining to help support implantation and pregnancy.  Patients have experienced acne, chest pain, water retention, appetite loss and dizziness.

Femara – Stimulates the body to make more FSH and LH by inhibiting the release of estrogen.  Common side effects are hot flashes, appetite loss, weight gain and fatigue.

Pregnyl, Ovidrel and Novarel – Injectable medication used to induce and time ovulation.  Side effects can include headache, tender breasts and swelling.

Synarel – A nasal spray used to mature eggs and promote ovulation. Commonly reported side effects include hot flashes, irritated nasal passages and runny nose.

New Hope offers alternative IVF treatments that lessen or avoid the use of fertility drugs. 

  • Natural IVF – Does not use any fertility drugs, instead the protocol harvests the egg your body makes naturally.
  • Mini IVF – Uses a minimal amount of fertility drugs to stimulate your ovaries to produce and mature between three and five eggs.  The healthy eggs are fertilized in our laboratory with the best ones slated for implantation.

To find out how our holistic treatment methods can avoid fertility drugs common problems, contact us.  Please click the link below to enter your information and New Hope will contact you, or simply call 212-517-7676. Thank You.


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