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Missed dose: You must let your doctor know asap. Antagon is a gnrh-antagonist to prevent premature ovulation, and timing is critical; follistim is a gonadotropin for ovarian stimulation and missed doses may be less critical than with antagon, but can still have huge impact on a stimulated cycle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, usg shows no dominant follicle(cd9) after 8days of follistim-75iu. Should continue with the same protocol? Or should ask my RE to up the dose?
Continue on same: If this is your first cycle with follistim-75, then continue on the recommended protocol for now. It may take more than one cycle to be effective. ...Read more
I am on follistim for IUI. Does the dose have to change each cycle if 1-3 follicles are produced and estradiol is increasing appropriately. ?
No it doesn't have t: but it definitely could, if you see the difference. you might go through 3-4 cycles without ever changing a dose (if the US and E2 support that,) or you might change doses several times in each cycle. A woman's body is not a machine so monitoring is critical to doing gonadotropins safely and well. Good wishes. ...Read more
On IUI with inj. 1st cycle 125/225IU Follistim-3 follicles, 2nd cycle 200IU Follistim-1 follicle. 3rd IUI MD wants 450IU, is that dose too high?
No: If you are about to undergo fertility treatment he may perform these tests to determine as the above answer indicates your pituitary function, which will reflect the probability of success and can help the doctor determine your dose. It does not help him decide which brand of medication to use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
We tried to get pregnant for random times but never succeed, my doc gave me follistim 50..i take it at night 2tablets..what is it? Y should i use it??
Fertility visit: Follistim comes as an injection not a pill. It would be strange for a doctor to distribute fertility drugs to a 20 year old who has only tried to get pregnant at random times. It is also highly unusual to give fertility medications without going through testing and extensive counseling regarding the risks and benefits of the medications. Consider a 2nd opinion. ...Read more