Can I use pills for ovulation induction instead of subcutaneous injections?

By Andrea Rodrigo BSc, MSc.
Last Update: 11/02/2016

No, medications for ovarian stimulation are administered subcutaneously with injections, generally into the abdomen area. There exists a nasal spray, but is rather uncommon. Although they are administered with a needle, it is a simple and painless procedure.

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BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.
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