New protocol of clomiphene citrate treatment in women with hypothalamic amenorrhea.

@article{Borges2007NewPO,
  title={New protocol of clomiphene citrate treatment in women with hypothalamic amenorrhea.},
  author={Lavinia Estrela Borges and Giuseppe Morgante and Maria Concetta Musacchio and Felice Petraglia and Lucia Catucci},
  journal={Gynecological endocrinology : the official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology},
  year={2007},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={343-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if a new protocol of administration of clomiphene citrate (CC) is effective in menstrual cycle recovery in women with hypothalamic secondary amenorrhea. DESIGN This was an open-label study. PATIENTS Patients comprised a group of eight women with secondary amenorrhea. Interventions. An oral preparation containing CC (50 mg/day) was administered for 5 days followed by a double dose (100 mg/day) for another 5 days, initiated on day 3 after estrogen/progestogen-induced… CONTINUE READING