Treatment related side effects
In general, insemination treatment is safe and there are very few risks associated with the treatment.
Side effects of the medicine
These are temporary and generally mild. You may experience nausea, breast tenderness, headache, hot flushes and tiredness.
Allergic reactions against the medicine are very rare. Symptoms may include rashes and difficulty breathing. If you suspect an allergic reaction, you should not take more of the medicine and you should consult a doctor.
As described earlier there is an increased risk of twin pregnancies when hormone stimulation is used. The risks of complications – especially preterm delivery – are increased in twin pregnancies.
No risk of cancer
Recent studies do not indicate that the hormones used for fertility treatment result in an increased risk for later development of ovarian cancer. However, no studies that can completely exclude such a risk have been performed.
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