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Follistim side effects

Can Follistim AQ cause lethargy, weight gain and very bad headaches? I have heard from several people on Follistim that they have these side effects.
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I got headaches from my meds, I just wasnt sure if it was the menopur or the follistim during my IVF but good news if they stopped once the meds stopped and it helps to drink lots of water, that eased mine at least.  Good luck!  
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Thank you both! I hope my next side effect is pregnancy! We go for our first IUI around April 3 or 4th!
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Any time you are dealing with hormones, all of these issues can be present.  Follistim caused headaches for me.  Symptoms will be different for each woman.  But just know that any time you're dealing with hormones symptoms such as headaches, lethargy, weight gain, etc are common.  Good luck!
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I didn't have any side effects except pregnancy, lol but some people may have them although not sure about the specific ones you asked about. Good luck
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