Do Not Do Recommendation

 

When using gonadotrophins for ovarian stimulation in IVF treatment:

  • use an individualised starting dose of follicle-stimulating hormone, based on factors that predict success, such as:
    • age
    • BMI
    • presence of polycystic ovaries
  • ovarian reserve
  • do not use a dosage of follicle-stimulating hormone of more than 450 IU/day.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:

When using gonadotrophins for ovarian stimulation in IVF treatment:

  • use an individualised starting dose of follicle-stimulating hormone, based on factors that predict success, such as:
    • age
    • BMI
    • presence of polycystic ovaries
  • ovarian reserve
  • do not use a dosage of follicle-stimulating hormone of more than 450 IU/day.
Interventions:
Treatment

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Fertility problems: assessment and treatment (CG156)
Published date:
December 2016
Paragraph number:
1.12.3.3
Page number:
26

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