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Medications

Common Fertility Medications

Please note, the following video may refer to male and female reproduction and infertility. However, for those individuals who do not identify as either male or female, but who also experience infertility related to conditions of the anatomical regions described, the content is applicable.

Clomiphene Citrate (Clomid, Serophene)

Gonadotropins (Puregon, Gonal-F, Bravelle, Menopur, Luveris, Repronex)

GnRH Agonists (Lupron, Suprefact) and GnRH Antagonists (Cetrotide, Ganirelix)

Ovulation and Egg Maturation Drugs (HCG, Pregnyl, Ovidrel)

Are fertility medications associated with birth defects?

  • Although this area remains controversial, there is currently no strong evidence that fertility medications are associated with an increased number of birth defects
  • Couples who are infertile or require therapy to achieve a pregnancy may have a small increased risk of birth defects that may be unrelated to the use of fertility medications
  • The risk of chromosome related abnormalities increases with a woman’s age

 Are fertility medications associated with ovarian cancer?

  • There is conflicting data on the association of fertility medications and ovarian cancer
  • Earlier studies initially showed an increased risk of ovarian cancer which has been refuted in more recent data
  • Infertility itself and lack of pregnancies may be associated with a higher risk of ovarian cancer

Drug Companies

DIN List

One or more of the following medications may be prescribed to you during your treatment.  This list is provided as a reference only and may change at any time.  If you have supplemental health insurance, it may be helpful in determining whether a specific drug is covered under your policy.

Your individual treatment plan will be determined based on your specific health needs.  Please speak to your fertility doctor if you have any questions.

Medication  Drug Identification Number (DIN)
Bravelle 75 iu 02268140
Cetrotide 0.25 mg 02247766
Cetrotide 3 mg 02247767
Clomid 50 mg 02091879
Estrace 2 mg 02148595
Gonal F 1050 iu 02248157
Gonal F 450 iu 02248156
Gonal F 75 iu 02248154
Gonal F Pen 300 iu (22 µg) 02270404
Gonal F Pen 450 iu (33 µg) 02270390
Gonal F Pen 900 iu (66 µg) 02270382
HCG 10,000 iu 02247459
Letrazole 2.5 mg< 02231384
Luveris 75 iu 02269066
Marvelon 21 02042487
Ovidrel 02262088
Orgalutron 02245641
Pregnyl 10,000 iu 02182904
Progesterone 200 mg Compound drug
Prometrium 100 mg 02166704
Provera 10 mg 00729973
Provera 5 mg 00030937
Puregon 300 iu 022433948
Puregon 600 iu 022433948
Puregon 900 iu 022433948
Repronex 75 iu 02247790
Serophene 50 mg 00893722
Suprefact 02225166

Injection Teaching

Medications for Men

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