Latest Clomifene Stories

2013-10-15 23:26:01

The treatment of a condition caused by fertility drug shows promising results. Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Steptoe Therapeutics, Inc., a small biotech private company focused on the development of new treatments for infertility, announced today the presentation of clinical results regarding the use of a cytokine in combination with clomiphene citrate (CC), the most popular fertility drug used for infertility. The abstract (P-384) authored by Dr. Fujii (Kanazawa Medical...

2008-08-08 03:00:00

By Jane Kirby MANY couples could be wasting their time with pointless fertility treatments, researchers claim. A study shows two common treatments - the drug clomifene citrate and artificial insemination - are no more effective for some than leaving things to nature. The research in five Scots hospitals concluded the treatments gave those couples with unexplained infertility no significantly higher chance of conceiving. One in seven couples in the UK experience infertility and in...

2008-08-08 00:00:06

By Jeremy Laurance Two of the commonest therapies for infertility offered to hundreds of thousands of women each year are worthless and may cause unpleasant side effects, a study has shown. The first treatment is clomifene citrate, a drug believed to correct dysfunction of the ovaries. The second is intra-uterine insemination (IUI), in which a sample of semen is introduced directly into the womb. Both have been offered for decades as the initial treatment for infertility because they...

2007-08-23 03:19:56

By Borges, Lavinia Estrela Morgante, Giuseppe; Musacchio, Maria Concetta; Petraglia, Felice; De Leo, Vincenzo Abstract Objective. To determine if a new protocol of administration of clomiphene citrate (CC) is effective in menstrual cycle recovery in women with hypothalamic secondary amenorrhea. Design. This was an open-label study. Patients. Patients comprised a group of eight women with secondary amenorrhea. Interventions. An oral preparation containing CC (50 mg/day) was...

2006-05-11 07:18:59

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Findings from a new study should help reassure doctors and their female patients that Femara (letrozole), an inexpensive, easy-to-use fertility agent, is just as safe as clomiphene citrate, a drug that has been used for more than 40 years. These drugs increase fertility in women who have difficulty producing eggs or "ovulating." They are typically given for several days during each cycle, and most women do ovulate when they take the drugs. Despite being...

Word of the Day
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.