Hello Everyone, I was wondering if anyone has had any experience with Femara and Ovidrel trigger shot.
Quick history: I have PCOS and primary infertility. My DH and I have been TTC for nearly 2 yrs. His SA came back wonderful, so it is just myself with the problem. I did five CYs with Various strengths of Clomid and never had any follies develop enough to use the trigger shot, the biggest one only made it to 12 mm. After months of never getting past that step, we took about six months off, and now are ready to start again.
I was just wondering if anyone had any experience with Femara and what some of the SE may be, etc... My RE is going to have us try Femara 5 mg CD 3-7 and then if a follicle develops we will do the trigger shot and timed intercourse since DH SA was wonderful and all my other tests were good. If that isn't successful in 3 CYs then we will move onto IUI.
Hi Chyna1022! Let me first say congrats on the weight loss! I also had problems with the Metformin and I was told to give it a few weeks and the horrible GI S.E. would wear off. But since my blood sugars are controlled with diet it actually kept making me sick and hypoglycemic!
My RE is wonderful, although not in your area . She is at the Kirklin Clinic in Birmingham, AL. She actually put me on Aldactone a.k.a Spironolactone. It is intended for hypertension, but it also blocks androgens, which you probably already know, us PCOS ladies have too much of. It did wonders for me! I was worried about hypotension, but I just kept a watch on my B/P and haven't had any trouble. Now I will say, that when it came time to actively try I had to come off of it, but during breaks from actively trying I always take it. Other than that and the weight loss and specific diet, the other meds I know of are used for jump starting ovulation which you don't need from the sounds of your post! I have read quite a few articles in regards to more natural remedies including teas and dietary supplements, if you are interested in that route I can post you a few links! Hope some of that helped!View Thread
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