Stimulation or drugs for ovulation stimulation are used to generate ovaries to produce more follicles per cycle, that is, release more than one egg cell. Drugs can also be used to control the ovulation period, and set timing for intercourse, insemination or other fertilization procedures. Stimulation can have best results in women with anovulatory or irregular cycles, polycystic ovarian syndrome, or women with certain hormonal disorders.
Nowadays, many pharmaceutical companies have provided a wide range of drugs for ovulation stimulation, which are applied under different protocols, with the purpose of the best possible ovarian response to stimulation. Which protocol will be used depends on the patient’s age, body weight, structure and function of ovaries, reserves, previous experience, etc.