Ovulation, the BIG O. The normal menstrual cycle was diagnosed after a 3-month pre-study period. But similar to our study, Wu Ch. Clomid or Serophene is an oral by mouth fertility medication to induce ovulation in women who have anovulation not ovulating and help them get pregnant. This would seem to be the case reflected by two meta-analyses Lord et al. Would it not be more logical to prime with aromatase inhibitors before exposure to FSH? TTC BABY #2
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This product actually worked. I was taking Fertilaid for about 2 weeks when I got my first period in months! Comprehensive, clinical-grade fertility supplements for maximum antioxidant support, ideal for those undergoing IVF or other fertility treatments. The cumulative pregnancy rate in three groups was 77 In compare with tamoxifen and letrozole pregnancy rate was higher with clomiphene. Although number of pregnancies were higher in the letrezole group than tamoxifen group, this difference was not significant.
The clomiphene group have significantly higher miscarriage rate Table III. Endometrial thickness on 14 cycles was higher with tamoxifen but not statistically significant 8. One twin pregnancy was occurred with clomiphene and tamoxifen, but all pregnancies with letrozole was singletons. No higher order pregnancies triplet or higher pregnancy and no ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome OHSS occurred with oral induction ovulation.
The present studies demonstrated that despite good result with letrozole in PCOS patients, that reported in many articles, clomiphene citrate is superior to letrozole and tamoxifen for induction ovulation in non-PCOD unovulatory women. Despite tamoxifen, significantly fewer follicles were observed in cycles stimulated with 2. Elnashar et al reported an ovulation rate of Ashalatha Ganesh et al reported the ovulation rate of Some investigators found that, no statistically significant difference between ovulation rates and pregnancy rates in tamoxifen compare to clomiphene 6 - In this study pregnancy rate was higher with letrozole then tamoxifen although there were no significant differences between two groups.
In our study, ovulation rate was same in three groups, but pregnancy rate was significantly higher with clomiphene then tamoxifen and letrozole. In our study, Letrozole cycles are associated with fewer total follicles and fewer mature follicles but more endometrial thickness compared with clomiphene citrate cycles. Abu Hashim et al reported that, endometrial thickness on 14 cycles had a no significant increase in the letrozole group Surprisingly; Badawy et al ; reported significantly greater endometrial thickness in the CC group than letrozole Endometrial thickness is higher, but not significant, with tamoxifen then clomiphene and letrozole.
The rate of pregnancy loss after ovarian stimulation, with different protocols, was not higher than after spontaneous pregnancy. Many reports have referred to increased overall rates of miscarriage in infertile patients We observed higher miscarriage rates in pregnancies after Clomiphene compared with pregnancy after tamoxifen and letrozole.
Ruiz-Velasco et al reported a higher spontaneous abortion rate in their cohort of tamoxifen-treated patients compared with clomiphene-treated patients, whereas Boostanfar et al observed only one abortion in tamoxifen group and non in clomiphene group But similar to our study, Wu Ch. Some investigator reported low multiple gestation rates after ovarian stimulation by aromatase inhibitors In many patients especially in PCOS infertile women letrozole is ideal choice, because limited number of mature follicles, multiple pregnancies and risk of hyperstimulation syndrome 8 , Badawy et al reported that incidence of multiple pregnancies with oral induction ovulation is not significantly higher than normal ovulatory women There are few reports of multiple births in the letrozole group In our study, we observed two twin pregnancies, one in clomiphene group and one in tamoxifen group.
Clomiphene citrate is still the first-line therapy for ovulation induction. Clomiphene, tamoxifen and letrozole show similarity in term of ovulation rate. There is no benefit of tamoxifen and letrozole over clomiphene citrate in pregnancy achievement. But patients were in higher risk of multiple births with clomiphene. Surprisingly miscarriage rate was lower if patient conceived with tamoxifen or letrozole than clomiphene. This study was supported by Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences.
Reeshadmanesh is acknowledged for helping with the statistical analysis. National Center for Biotechnology Information , U. Iran J Reprod Med. Fariba Seyedoshohadaei , M. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Infertility , Unovulation , Non-polycystic ovarian syndrome , Ovulation induction , Clomiphene , Tamoxifene , Letrozole. Introduction The most common cause of infertility in women is anovulation. Materials and methods This study was performed as a randomized single-blinded researchers blinded prospective controlled clinical trial in private clinics, Sanandaj, Iran.
Open in a separate window. Results Demographic characteristics in three groups of patient shows main age and duration of infertility were similar Table I. No significant differences between treatment t-test. Table II Results of treatment in isolated anovulatory women. Table III Characteristics of outcome parameters of women treated three protocols. Discussion The present studies demonstrated that despite good result with letrozole in PCOS patients, that reported in many articles, clomiphene citrate is superior to letrozole and tamoxifen for induction ovulation in non-PCOD unovulatory women.
Conclusion Clomiphene citrate is still the first-line therapy for ovulation induction. Oral anti-estrogen and medical adjuncts for subfertility associated with anovulation. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. A randomized double-blind comparison of the effects of clomiphene citrate and the aromatase inhibitor letrozole on ovulatory function in normal women.
A prospective randomized trial comparing anastrozole and clomiphene citrate in an ovulation induction protocol using gonadotropins.