Fertility Medications

Medications are used regularly as part of fertility treatment and in vitro fertilization (IVF) or
inter-uterine insemination (IUI).

These fertility medications can be used to help prepare the body for treatment and increase the chance of pregnancy. One of our reproductive experts will work with you to create a personalized treatment plan with the appropriate medication needed.

Learn more about the common medications
used throughout the treatment process:

IUI
Medications

Clomiphene Citrate
Clomiphene Citrate (clomid, serophene) An oral medication used for ovulation induction and ovulation enhancement, often in conjunction with intrauterine insemination (IUI).
Letrozole
Letrozole (Femara™) An oral medication primarily used for the treatment of breast cancer*. It has been found to be effective in inducting ovulation.
*Like many other medication used in reproductive medicine, letrozole is not specifically marketed for use as a fertility drug. Therefore, this would be an “off-label” indication.
Ovidrel™
Ovidrel™ An injectable medication that may be used to trigger ovulation.

IVF
Medications

Follistim®
Follistim® A recombinant form of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH). Treatment with Follistim is intended to stimulate the development of follicles(egg containing cysts) in the ovaries.
Bravelle®
Bravelle® A highly purified form of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH). Treatment with Bravelle is intended to stimulate the development of follicles(egg containing cysts) in the ovaries.
Gonal F®
Gonal F® A recombinant form of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH). Treatment with Gonal F is intended to stimulate the development of follicles (egg containing cysts) in the ovaries.
Ganirelix®
Ganirelix® A GnRH-antagonist that has the ability to rapidly suppress the pituitary glands ability to cause the LH surge. This medication can be used in preparation or midway through an IVF cycle.
Cetrotide®
Cetrotide® A GnRH-antagonist that has the ability to rapidly suppress the pituitary glands ability to cause the LH surge. This medication can be used in preparation or midway through an IVF cycle.
hCG
hCG The hormone which is administered to allow for the final maturation of the eggs and to prepare for ovulation.
Leuprolide Acetate
Leuprolide Acetate Used to temporarily decrease your own hormone production and to prevent a “premature LH surge” or ovulation.
Progesterone
Progesterone A natural hormone which helps maintain an early pregnancy.
New Era Pharmacy

NewEra Pharmacy is ORM’s preferred provider of fertility medications, as well as compounded medications. Get seamless, comprehensive care from a pharmacy that specializes in fertility medications to meet the specific needs of our patients.

Medication Videos

Some medications that you may be prescribed are widely available at most all pharmacies, but some are available at a few select locations. One of your nurses will provide you with a list of where you can fill your prescription.

To connect to the MEDTeach Injection Training, click an icon below. Then SELECT the appropriate videos on the left navigation bar and the videos should load automatically.

med-teach-english

med-teach-spanish

med-teach-french

med-teach-mandarin

med-teach-japanese

Contact Oregon Reproductive Medicine for more information today.

Connect With Us