New pill PregPrep could help women get pregnant

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A new pregnancy pill, called PregPrep, will soon to be available at drug stores that makers say could help millions of women get pregnant.

Doctor Lara Oboler came up with the idea after she was having trouble getting pregnant. She teamed up with a group of OBGYNs to design a pill to make it easier for the sperm to reach the egg.

ABC News Senior Medical Contributor Dr. Jennifer Ashton says the key ingredient N-acetyl Cysteine, or NAC, improved pregnancy rates in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome and data has shown that it could boost special concentration in men.

It's a supplement, so you don't need a prescription.

CVS will start carrying the pill this month for about $30.
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