Women Awareness about Induced Ovulation Drugs (Clomid)

Shukriyia Shadahan Chyad Al- Ogaili


A descriptive analytical study was carried to assess the level of awareness among women taking induced ovulation drugs (clomid) ,a purposive sample of (100) women suffer from one types of infertility and taking clomid, who attended at AL- Zharia Maternity and Pediatric Teaching Hospital (out patient clinic), and As-Sader Teaching Hospital (Center for Infertility) for the period 1st of  march to end  of November 2010. The data was collected through interview of study samples questionnaire format was designed that consisted of three parts demographic variables, reproductive variables and variables related to induced ovulation drugs (Clomid). Descriptive and inferential statistical procedures were used to analyze the data ,the results of  the study  revealed  that the highest percentage (50%) of woman their age were range between (20-35) years and the highest percentage (70%) of them graduated from primary school and less most of them were house wives and most of women take (Clomid) without investigation or taking U/S and most common type of side effect of this drugs  headache, nausea & vomiting, weight gain, breast tenderness and enlargement the study concluded that most of women were not aware about used and side effect of this drugs so the study recommended  that emphasis on doctors to made investigation  for hormones & U/S before giving this drugs and the nurses must take their roles in education about induced ovulation drugs and counseling for reducing the incidence of complication that lead to negatives result and prevent pregnancy.

Keywords: Ovulation Drugs, Clomid, Hormones, Women Awareness, Iraq.

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