The relationship between contraceptive pills and successful treatment of infertility

Taheri, S.; Kohan, S.
June 2014
Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine;Jun2014 Supplement, Vol. 12, p128
Academic Journal
Introduction: Today, in some of infertility centers, despite controversial reports on the effects of contraceptive pills on the outcome of infertility treatment, in all patients before GNRH agonists to be typically administered. But in some studies the use of contraceptive pills did not nor has a negative impact effect on pregnancy rates. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of contraceptive pills on the outcome of infertility treatment. Materialsand Methods: A review of intervention studies conducted by searching of proper key words English and Persian in valid journals. Results: In the study of Esmailzadeh, the use of contraceptive pills before in vitro fertilization treatment had no effect on fertility rate. Researchfindings in study of Talebiyan, Pink, David and colleagues showed that consumption of regimens contraceptive pills together GNRH agonists had no effect on the pregnancy rate. Al Mayzyn also concluded that contraceptive pills on the outcome of in vitro fertilization have no effect. Gary Singer, in his meta-analysis includes numerous studies had shown that the use of pills did not increase pregnancy rate. However Byankys Cooley has reported that the oral contraceptive users had lower pregnancy rates. Conclusion: According to the results, despite positive effects on effective indicators of treatment success, the need for further studies on the use of contraceptive pills in the treatment of infertility is exist.


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