What fertility treatment course is best for you will depend on the cause of your concerns, and that path may change over time. Review the range of options you and your doctor can consider.
What are gonadotropins? What's the success rate of Gonal-F? Learn about infertility treatment with injectable fertility drugs here.
Gonadotropin side effects are usually mild, but can be serious and even life-threatening. If you are concerned for any reason, contact your doctor.
Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a key hormone in pregnancy. Learn more about the role hCG plays in pregnancy and what high or low hCG means.
What are the side effects and risks of fertility drugs? Will fertility drugs give you twins? Learn here.
What fertility treatment drugs will you need? Here are the most common medications, from Clomid to Gonal-F, plus some you've never heard of.
A Quad screening test measures alpha-fetoprotein (AFP), human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG), estriol, and inhibin A to estimate the risk of birth defects.
Human chorionic gonadotropin, hCG, is a naturally occurring hormone during pregnancy and is often administered as an injection in fertility treatments.
The hCG diet uses the hormone human chorionic gonadotropin to aid in weight loss. The FDA recommends against it—and there's good reason why.
They can't tell you how much human gonadotropin hormone is in your urine, but home pregnancy tests can tell if hCG is present and if you're pregnant.