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Can stopping Clomid (clomiphene) cause irregular periods?

Can stopping Clomid (clomiphene) cause irregular periods?

Possibly: Some patients may experience slight menstrual irregularity for 1 to 2 months after stopping clomid (clomiphene). Clomid (clomiphene) manipulates hormones and after stopping, the body tries to reverts back to its old self. ...Read more

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Irregular Menstrual Periods (Definition)

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Does Clomid (clomiphene) work with very irregular periods?

Does Clomid (clomiphene) work with very irregular periods?

Yes: Clomid (clomiphene) is designed for people who have irregular periods - most likely not ovulating. Sometimes you need a higher dose if you do not respond. Your cycles should be less than 35 days when taking the effective dose of clomid (clomiphene). Ultrasound can help to see if you are responding. ...Read more

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I am 46 with irregular periods. Can Clomid (clomiphene) help?

I am 46 with irregular periods. Can Clomid (clomiphene) help?

Yes and no: Clomid (clomiphene) is very effective at helping women with irregular cycles get pregnant. Unfortunately, the success rates are very low in 46 year olds regardless of the treatment unless you are receiving eggs from a donor. ...Read more

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How to get pregnant with irregular periods without clomid (clomiphene)?

How to get pregnant with irregular periods without clomid (clomiphene)?

Why are u irregular?: If your periods are irregular we need to find out why before recommending treatment - it could be one or more of: low egg supply (diminished ovarian reserve), pcos, thyroid or prolactin hormone problems, or low hormone levels. There are many treatments other than Clomid (clomiphene) depending on the cause of your irregular cycles. If you're 46 low egg supply is very likely an issue. See a rei specialist 4 help. ...Read more

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I'm 18 & married. Me and my Dh are ttc. I have irregular periods. Can I ask my ob for Clomid (clomiphene) or am I too young?

I'm 18 & married. Me and my Dh are ttc. I have irregular periods. Can I ask my ob for Clomid (clomiphene) or am I too young?

Too soon: You do not state how long you have been trying, whether you were on birth control before (and for how long). At least a year without conceiving and no other treatable causes for the failure to do so is necessary before any diagnosis of infertility can be made. Get a check up and talk to your doc Kids are very expensive. Be in a good place job-wise, relationship-wise before conceiving. ...Read more

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Hi. I have irregular periods. Just got off the 2nd round of provera (medroxyprogesterone). Should I take Clomid to ovulate and get pregnan?

Hi. I have irregular periods. Just got off the 2nd round of provera (medroxyprogesterone). Should I take Clomid to ovulate and get pregnan?

Not yet: It can take several months for your periods to regulate after you stop the depo-provera shot. See your doctor if your periods haven't resumed 6 months after stopping the shot. ...Read more

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I have PCO, in jan 2015 I took clomid (clomiphene) with menogon and pregnyl. I hv nt yet concieved, this month I took clomid (clomiphene) and pregnyl again. Hav irregular periods?

Clomid (clomiphene): You may not yet be on the correct dose of clomid (clomiphene). Hopefully you're doing some ovulation prediction kits to see if ovulating. Clomid (clomiphene) users may need anywhere from 50mg a day during the dosing time to 250mg, though once you get up near 150mg or higher it usually means you need to move to injectible fertility meds. ...Read more

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I have pcos so if my dr puts me on Clomid (clomiphene) what will it do to my body and how will I no when to take it if I have irregular periods?

Clomid (clomiphene) is: Designed to increase fertility by stimulating ovulation. Your doctor should review how to take it with you. Metformin is also helpful to reduce Insulin resistance which is the basic metabolic defect in pcos>. ...Read more

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Was on Clomid (clomiphene) 100mg and ovidrel on 15th day now progesterone level on day 21 was 2.8. What does that mean. I have irregular periods. Will I conceive.

Was on Clomid (clomiphene) 100mg and ovidrel on 15th day now progesterone level on day 21 was 2.8. What does that mean. I have irregular periods. Will I conceive.

Depends: Your data says you are 8 weeks pregnant! You may have to repeat the progesterone level in a few more days. If you took Ovidrel on Day 15, you will ovulate on Day 16 or 17. Then your progesterone needs to be done on Day 24. If it I s still less than 10, you may need a higher dose of clomid (clomiphene). ...Read more

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I have irregular periods and after 2 cycles of clomid (50mg and 100mg) doctor told that I was not ovulating as the progesterone levels were low (0.6 and 1.6) on cd 21. Should I continue trying Clomid (clomiphene)?

I have irregular periods and after 2 cycles of clomid (50mg and 100mg) doctor told that I was not ovulating as the progesterone levels were low (0.6 and 1.6) on cd 21. Should I continue trying Clomid (clomiphene)?

Try higher doses: You could try higher doses of the Clomid (clomiphene) to allow an egg to grow, but should have an ultrasound during this treatment to ensure you have grown 1 egg and not too many! ...Read more

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I have irregular periods and want to get pregnant so my doctor puts me on novynette for two months to get my period then Clomid (clomiphene) what are my chances?

Should be good: As long as you ovulate on the Clomid (clomiphene) you should have about a 20-25% chance each month. If you are not pregnant within 3-4 months then you will likely want to have a more full evaluation to see if there is another reason preventing you from pregnancy, but at a young age with irregular periods Clomid (clomiphene) is very effective. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive having mild pcos and irregular periods should I try Clomid (clomiphene) first before going for laproscopy? Or go straight away for laproscopy?

Trying to conceive having mild pcos and irregular periods should I try Clomid (clomiphene) first before going for laproscopy? Or go straight away for laproscopy?

Clomid (clomiphene): Why would u want to do laparoscopy for pcos? Laparoscopy is to r/o tubal blockage, adhesions, or endometriosis or for unexplained infertilty, the surgery should be last unless u have a specific indication to do it. ...Read more

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I have pcos, & have irregular periods, my dr. Prescribed me Clomid (clomiphene) to get pregnant. I unexpectedly got my period yesterday, when do I start clomid (clomiphene)?

Ask your doctor: Please consult with your doctor before starting. Make sure your menstrual cycle is completely normal and that you're not pregnant. Clomid (clomiphene) is usually started on days three through seven. ...Read more

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How much size of follicle will be increased by clomiphene citrate...I have irregular periods?

Not much: Clomiphene may not increase a follicle much more in size than it would normally achieve. It can produce more follicles or have them grow faster earlier in the cycle. If you do not produce your own, then it can help you make one or more. ...Read more

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My doctor offered me Clomiphene since I have irregular periods and trying to get pregnant. What is the negative side effect by taking this? Thanks.

Clomiphine: The most common side effects of clomiphene are ovarian enlargement, flushing, stomach discomfort, breast discomfort, blurred vision, nausea, and vomiting. Other side effects include abnormal heart beats, acne, allergic reactions, headaches, uterine bleeding, back pain, and muscle pain. Still read literature come with medicine for more details. Thanks. ...Read more

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What are the chances of pregnancy with irregular period and clomid (clomiphene)?

About 45-50%: Clomid (clomiphene) is used for women who are having trouble ovulating. Ovulation rates are 85+% but pregnancy rates are only about 45-50%. This may be do to the fact that there are other infertility issues that have been overlooked. The other is the anti-estrogen effects on Clomid (clomiphene) on the cervical mucus and uterine lining, interfering with one or both. Your gyn should talk to you about this before starting. ...Read more

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Irregular period (32 to 41 days). This month I took Clomid (clomiphene) in day 5 of my cycl. Day 15 I had two grown follicle. When is ovulation?

3 - 8 days after: Ovulation is variable among different women using means of ovulation induction, Clomid (clomiphene) being the most commonly use. Ovulation, if it does occur, can occur anywhere from day 2-3 after taking the final dose up to a week. It appears you are under care of a physician who is watching you closely and could probably give you a more precise answer specific to your case. ...Read more

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If I have an irregular period and want to conceive is Clomid (clomiphene) a good way to help regulate my ovulating?

Depends: Irregular periods can be caused by different reasons and it is very important to find out why are your periods irregular before taking any medications. Clomid (clomiphene) is efficient for women is which the irregular periods are due to a hormonal imbalance mainly a condition known as pcos. ...Read more

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Period was always regular and got preg 2x without knowing I have PCOS but miscarried. Now having irregular period. Can I get preg. With clomid (clomiphene)? I'm 21

Maybe: Clomid (clomiphene) is used but doesn't work as well with PCOS as with some other causes of infertility. Insulin resistance is common in PCOS and there are studies that show that treating it with drugs like metformin can help with infertility and decrease the risk of miscarriage which is also increased in PCOS. There are also recent studies showing benefit from drugs used for breast cancer and may work better ...Read more

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I am on sprintec for one month I missed my second week 4 pills in a row, now I am craving for pickles, nausea, feel so tired, sleepy what could it be, I have irregular period after I was takind Clomid but now I am taking sprintec instead, please help

I am on sprintec for one month I missed my second week 4 pills in a row, now I am craving for pickles, nausea, feel so tired, sleepy what could it be, I have irregular period after I was takind Clomid but now I am taking sprintec instead, please help

First: First and foremost, you need to see if you are pregnant. You can do this by either using a home pregnancy kit if it has been 4 weeks since your missed pills/ 2 weeks since your missed period or you can see your doctor for a test. If you are not pregnant and are still not feeling well, then you should see your doctor for an exam. Below, I've attached a helpful link about birth control pills including what to do if you've missed taking them. ...Read more

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Irregular period, took pill (1mnth) 2 regulate. Day2 tk clomiphene to ovulate, scan on day13 n lots of eggs above 10, missed period, NT preg. Brown dischrg?

Clomiphene: The negative pregnancy test combined with the brown discharge could signal a pregnancy failure. Your doctor will want to advise you to probably keep trying, but a second failure, should it occur, is a sign to work you up for possible antibodies - such as anti-platelet antibodies - which can cause multiple pregnancy failures. ...Read more

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What can cause irregular periods?

Lots of reasons!: Irregular periods are caused when your body's signals for ovulation and menstruation get confused by hormonal imbalances that can be related to your thyroid (TSH), pituitary (LH/FSH/prolactin), ovaries (estrogen/progesterone). Many external factors can affect the hormones: malnutrition, stress, obesity, for example. Hormonal contraception can help to regulate your periods, which is healthier. ...Read more

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What can cause irregular periods?

Many reasons: Irregular periods are caused when your body's signals for ovulation and menstruation get confused by hormonal imbalances that can be related to your thyroid (TSH), pituitary (LH/FSH/prolactin), ovaries (estrogen/progesterone). Many external factors can affect the hormones: malnutrition, stress, obesity, for example. Hormonal contraception can help to regulate your periods, which is healthier. ...Read more

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What are some of the common causes of irregular periods?

What are some of the common causes of irregular periods?

PCOS, Hormones: Irregular periods can be those that occur too often, too infrequently, are very light or very heavy. They can be caused by polycystic ovarian syndrome, pregnancy, hormone changes, perimenopause, and medications. Other causes include elevated prolactin levels or thyroid problems. ...Read more

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