Fertility / Infertility / IVF Community
Femara
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to genetic testing, in-vitro fertilization (IVF), ovulation, pregnancy reduction post-IVF, relationship issues, and sperm count and quality.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Femara

What is your opinion in taking femara to get pregnant? I have taken it for 3 months now. Waiting to see if I will need this months's dose.
4 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
I am on month 2 but I wasn't checked on cycle day 21 last month to make sure I ovulated. I'm not sure if I did or not. This month I will be tested. I had few side affects while taking it last month, but post ovulation (if the opk was correct) I cramped a lot 5 days post ovulation and my period cramps were awful too. Anyways I'm taking it days 3-7 and hoping this month it works. I ovulated (again if kit was right) day 11.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Well I have started my fourth month of femara. I haven't really had any side effects with this prescription.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Each woman responds a little differently to these types of medications. Some women respond better to clomid and others to Femara. You should talk to your doctor about checking your 21 day progesterone this cycle. Part of the importance of this is not only to ensure you are ovulating, but the progesterone will indicate if it was a strong ovulation. Higher levels of 21 progesterone can indicate a better chance of pregnancy success. If your progesterone levels are not within the expected range with Femara, even when ovulation occurs, your doctor may want to supplement you with progesterone after ovulation. Progesterone not only helps with ovulation, but also helps to build the uterine lining. If the lining is too thin, it can cause the egg not to implant in the lining or can lead to early miscarraige (miscarriage).
Good Luck!
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Hopefully this will be the month, I go on the 4th for a progesterone test.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Fertility / Infertility / IVF Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
How to Silence Your Inner Critic an...
Apr 16 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eaters: How to Silence Yo...
Mar 26 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
1344197_tn?1392822771
Blank
Vaginal vs. Laparoscopic Hysterecto...
Feb 19 by J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVMBlank
Top Trying to Conceive Answerers
8096155_tn?1396526358
Blank
jberry1210
NY
1527510_tn?1392304944
Blank
Carly1306
United Kingdom
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
naan84
Australia
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
nelra123
961574_tn?1396297129
Blank
mhv
Lancaster, OH
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
mwinder