By Neus Ferrando Gilabert BSc, MSc (embryologist).
Last Update: 05/05/2014

FSH medications are prescribed for ovulation induction in assisted reproductive treatments.

There are several types of FSH. Despite traditional FSH purified in lab is usually prescribed, there is also the recombinant FSH, which is a lab creation and is as effective as the former.

Indications for FSH therapy

The prescription of drugs that contain FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone) is especially recommended in the following cases:

Authors and contributors

 Neus Ferrando Gilabert
BSc, MSc
Bachelor's Degree in Biology from the University of Valencia (UV). Postgraduate Course in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH). Experience managing Embryology and Andrology Labs at Centro Médico Manzanera (Logroño, Spain). More information