Ovulation induction is a first line treatment for female infertility. It is the stimulation of the ovaries to grow one or more eggs with the use of medications, either oral or injectable which increase the chances of conception. Ovulation induction treatment is needed for those patients who do not ovulate on their own because of PCOD, stress or weight fluctuations. It is also needed for those with unexplained infertility and for intrauterine insemination (IUI) to increase the number of eggs released in a cycle which again increases the chances of pregnancy.
Our expert team of infertility specialists known for executing the best ovulation induction treatment aim to increase a woman’s chances of conceiving a baby. There are a range of treatment regimes that ovulation treatment hospitals in Bangalore can employ to treat their patients, however the basics of all ovulation induction procedures rely heavily on medication. Medication often used for fertilization ovulation induction therapy uses a combination of hormone-based medications that help smoothen a woman’s reproductive hormone system.
Ovulation Induction with Oral Medications
The commonly used oral drugs or medications are Clomiphene citrate, Letrozole, Tamoxifen and Anastrozole. They are usually started from 3rd day of periods and are given for 5 days. The injectable drugs are the hormones FSH/HMG. Ovulation induction also requires monitoring of the growth of the eggs with serial follicular scans and triggering the ovulation with HCG injection once the eggs grow to an appropriate size. The common side effect is the occurrence of multiple pregnancy and rarely OHSS (Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome).