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How does clomiphene boost fertility?

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Clomiphene (Clomid, Serophene), is known as an estrogen-blocking drug. It causes your hypothalamus and pituitary gland, located in your brain, to release hormones called GnRH (gonadotropin-releasing hormone), FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone) and LH (luteinizing hormone). These hormones trigger your ovaries to make eggs. You might take it along with other fertility methods, like assisted reproductive techniques or artificial insemination.

From: Fertility Drugs WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Trina Pagano on June 23, 2017
Reviewed by Trina Pagano on June 23, 2017

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