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A 27-year-old female asked:

Is clomid (clomiphene) a fertility med that i need to pay for like receiving ivf or could i get it prescribed to me by my doc if i'm trying to get pregnant?

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Dr. Joseph Pena
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Clomid (clomiphene): - Clomid (clomiphene) is a fertility med, specifically an ovualtioin induction agent - clomid, (clomiphene) if not covered by insurance, costs much, much less than the meds (gonadotropins) used for ivf - Clomid (clomiphene) may be prescribed by md, but whether insurance/prescription plan covers it depends on the individual prescription plan/program. Even if have to pay out-of-pocket, Clomid (clomiphene) is generally inexpensive.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Ovulation medication: Clomid (clomiphene) is an ovulation medication available by prescription. Most obgyns have experience managing patients with ovulation problems. This should be your next stop. They will confirm that your problem is a lack of ovulation. If so they will discuss Clomid (clomiphene) with you.

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Last updated Aug 29, 2015

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