IVF and Ovarian Stimulation Risks
IVF OVARIAN STIMULATION RISKS - SAN ANTONIO, TX During in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment, fertility drugs are used to control hormone levels, promote the development of viable eggs, and induce ovulation. These are important parts of the process, and allow fertility specialists to achieve success during fertility treatment. San Antonio, TX fertility specialist Dr. Joseph E. Martin goes over the entire need for fertility medication in full detail prior to an IVF procedure. While the use of fertility drugs can make pregnancy more likely, there are important IVF risks to keep in mind with regard to the use of these medications.
What Are the Side Effects of IVF Medications?
IVF MEDICATION SIDE EFFECTS - SAN ANTONIO, TX The topic of fertility drugs comes up a fair amount here at the Fertility Center of San Antonio. Many patients, particularly those undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF), have questions about how these drugs work, how they're used, and what side effects are associated with them. We'd like to take a moment to go over some basics regarding fertility drugs and their roles in the IVF process. We'll then consider some of the side effects that patients commonly experience. This should give you a good idea of what to expect as you undergo