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Clomid for Infertility Treatment

25085067 - portrait of happy mother and babyClomiphene citrate – brand named Clomid or Serophene – has long been the first choice oral drug for superovulation in the treatment of infertility. The specialists at New Hope Fertility Center have decades of education, training, and clinical experience in fertility medication therapy. Why is this important? Having the expertise to know how long a patient should remain on Clomid therapy is determinative of pregnancy success.

An Overview of Clomid

Clomid is an oral medication prescribed by our fertility doctors:

  • To induce an egg to develop and be released in a woman who is not ovulating naturally
  • To increase the chances of pregnancy for a woman who ovulate naturally through superovulation

Clomid is composed of two separate types of isomers:

  • Zuclomiphene – 1/3 inert component making up Clomid
  • Enclomiphene – 2/3 active component making up Clomid

Clomid works by blocking estrogen receptors in the hypothalamus and pituitary gland. This blockage results in the stimulation of the pituitary gland into producing hormones causing a woman’s eggs to grow in her ovaries.Read more: Clomid for Infertility Treatment