Effects of Ovulation Induction: Essay

Effects of Ovulation Induction: Essay

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Several types of hormones are used to rouse the ovaries to produce oocytes.  There are four major areas where adverse effects of ovarian stimulation and ovulation induction have been recognized.  These include ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome, bone loss, adverse reproduction outcomes such as ectopic pregnancies (resulting from embryo implantation outside of the uterus where it would normally implant, for instance in the fallopian tubes), early pregnancy loss, multiple pregnancies, and the development of cancers, mainly in the ovary. Each year, thousands of clomiphene citrate prescriptions are filled, the vast bulk to women trying to conceive. (more…)

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