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A 27-year-old female asked:

I have been given clomid (clomiphene) by two different dr's, this cycle i was prescribed by my current dr. for cycle days 5-9. last dr. cd 4-8. why the difference?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
No big difference: Studies show pregnancy rates are identical starting cc on cd 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5. The main difference is starting later its less likely to have a persistent cyst from the past cycle. For patients not monitored by ultrasound cd 5 may be a better choice, with monitoring it makes little-to- no difference.

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Last updated Feb 24, 2015

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