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What are some of the common fertility drugs used other than clomid (clomiphene)?

What are some of the common fertility drugs used other than clomid (clomiphene)?

Gonadotropins: - aromatase inhibitiors (letrozole) can be used as an alternative to Clomid as an ovulation induction agent in women with pcos - gonadotropins (bravelle, menopur, gonal f, (follitropin alfa) follistim) are injectable ovulation stimulation medications, which can be used for IUI or ivf cycles. They are more potent and more costly than clomid. ...Read more

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Other than condom and pills and surgical abortion, what are some of the less common contraceptives?

Other than condom and pills and surgical abortion, what are some of the less common contraceptives?

IUD, IM shots, more: Other options include subdermal implant (Nexplanon), intrauterine device (copper based or hormonal based), and intramuscular injection of Depo-Provera. Speak with your OB/GYN for further information and discussion about best option for you and lifestyle. ...Read more

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What are some of the more common medications for erectile dysfunction?

What are some of the more common medications for erectile dysfunction?

ED: Pd5 inhibitors are the mainstay of therapy for ED. Sildenafil, vardenafil, and tadalafil are the only ones FDA approved in the US. Urethral suppositories of prostaglandine1 as well as injectable pge1 are available and FDA approved. Other injections of papaverine, regitine (phentolamine) and Atropine are used but not FDA approved for ED. Stay away from the so called natural alternatives; a waste of $$$$. ...Read more

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What are the most common therapies for depression other than meds?

What are the most common therapies for depression other than meds?

Natural treatment: Alternative treatments for depression include exercise, eating a healthy diet, therapy, herbal supplements ( i.e. 5 htp, same and st john's wort), journaling and support groups. Vitamins can also be helpful such as a b complex, vitamin d and omega 3. If you have severe depression which is adversely affecting your ability to function, please see a mental health professional. ...Read more

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What are some examples of some of the safer antipsychotic medications for a lifetime of treatment?

What are some examples of some of the safer antipsychotic medications for a lifetime of treatment?

Antipsychotic: Different medications fit different patients and their symptoms. All anti-psychotic medications have side effects but most importantly they may not be equally effective for you. Sometimes, you may need to go on a medication with more side effects just to get you to feel better. This should be talked over with your psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What are commun types of fertility medicines used in ivf?

What are commun types of fertility medicines used in ivf?

Hormones: Fertility medicines are hormones that are either injected into the muscle, tablets taken by mouth, or creams/gels that are inserted into the vagina, many times a combination of them. The medication needs to be administered/taken according to a tight schedule that cannot be modified while being administered. Undergoing this type of therapy is a big commitment on the side of the patient. ...Read more

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Is these any other treatment of pcos other than bcp. So that i can conceive also .

Is these any other treatment of pcos other than bcp. So that i can conceive also .

Yes: There are multiple treatments including drugs and surgery. See your doctor to discuss options. ...Read more

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What are some of the non-drug treatments for Endometriosis?

What are some of the non-drug treatments for Endometriosis?

The non drug treatments for Endometriosis include:: Laparoscopic surgery, Surgery, complete hysterectomy -- with removal of both ovaries. ...Read more

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What hormones are most effective in the treatment of endometriosis?

What hormones are most effective in the treatment of endometriosis?

Endo treatment: The most effective is lupron, (leuprolide) this drug inhibits ovulation and creates transient menopausal state. Studies show that surgery plus Lupron (leuprolide) is more effective than any other hormonal treatment. It should be used with addback norethindrone. ...Read more

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What are some of the most common causes of hypothyroidism for women over 40?

What are some of the most common causes of hypothyroidism for women over 40?

They can coexist: The two conditions can coexist. Thyroid disease in general is not uncommon in Lupus patients. Both belong to the larger group of autoimmune conditions in which there is a building of antibodies against once own organ tissues. ...Read more

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What are the alternative meds of testosterone therapy? Are they equally effective and have any side effetcs?

What are the alternative meds of testosterone therapy? Are they equally effective and have any side effetcs?

Not likely: I know of none , if labs show deficiency of anything , you need that product , beware of false advertisements of plant based extracts , not fda approved ect. not sure what your getting ...Read more

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What are some of the side effects for letrozole?

What are some of the side effects for letrozole?

Letrozole: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a698004.html if any concern, please see and discuss with your oncologist. ...Read more

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What are the most common the negative effects of smoking with asthma?

What are the most common the negative effects of smoking with asthma?

Asthma: Asthma can be a very serious disease. It it's the result of chronic inflammation in the lungs. Smoking is probably the worst thing someone with asthma can do. There are medications to improve the inflammation of asthma, but smoking puts more fuel on the fire, making the meds less effective. ...Read more

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What are the common side effects of men taking clomiphene citrate?

What are the common side effects of men taking clomiphene citrate?

Clomifene: Clomifene citrate has been found very effective in the treatment of secondary male hypogonadism in many cases this has shown to be a much more attractive option than testosterone replacement therapy (trt) in many cases because of the reduced cost and convenience of taking a pill as opposed to testosterone injections or gels. Unlike traditional trt it also does not shrink the testes. Res. ...Read more

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Could you please describe the different hormones used in fertility treatment and some side effects?

Could you please describe the different hormones used in fertility treatment and some side effects?

FSH: There is a spectrum of responses: No effects, mild to none to mood swings. Some women can have complications from the meds: hyperstimulation. Drugs: (FSH) - To stimulate egg growth (Follistim/Gonal-F/Bravelle/Menopur) (LH/hCG) - To ovulate (Ovidrel/Pregnyl/Novarel/hCG) GnRH/GnRH Antagonist - To prevent ovulation ...Read more

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