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What is a typical reaction for pergonal injections?

What is a typical reaction for pergonal injections?

Pergonal: I wasn't sure pergonal was still available! the usual reaction is controlled ovarian hyperstimulation; its been around since early 1960s and very safe/effective. Side effects are minor: pain at injection site, bruising, infrequently itching. If used and monitotred properly adverse reactions are quite rare; ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome is uncommon at under 1%. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of pergonal ?

What are the side effects of pergonal ?

Multiple eggs: The gonadotropins are relatively free of symptomatic side effects, the most being ovarian enlargement from follicle growth. This can lead to feelings of fullness and bloating. There is also a chance of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome and multiple pregnancy. ...Read more

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Merional or clomid, which is better?

Merional or clomid, which is better?

Dfferenti: Neither is 'better' or 'worse' than the other, they are different. Menotropins (merional) are generally considered to be "stronger" medicines than clomiphene, but that's not strictly correct . Merional-type drugs tend to produce more follicles and higher Estradiol levels; they also have a higher rate of multiple gestations .And higher chance of ovarian hyperstimulation. ...Read more

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