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Doctor insights on: Ovidrel Dosage

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Will follicles continue to grow after ovidrel shot?

Will follicles continue to grow after ovidrel shot?

Monitoring: Usually trial ultrasounds are done throughout the fertility process to monitor the follicular growth and development and to help minimize the risk of ovarian hyerpstimulation ...Read more

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Is it possible to ovulate later than 24-48 hours after an ovidrel shot? Like 6 days later?

Is it possible to ovulate later than 24-48 hours after an ovidrel shot? Like 6 days later?

Probably not: Ovidrel is only given when you have a ripe follicule. Ovulation typically occurs 30-36 hours after the SQ injection is given. Then again anything is possible ...Read more

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Is it normal to have weird cycles after using ovidrel after failed iui?

Is it normal to have weird cycles after using ovidrel after failed iui?

Unusual but possible: In general, Ovidrel should not mess up your cycles. However, the Ovidrel may make cysts grow and this can cause irregular periods for a month or two. ...Read more

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Taking ovidrel. If i ovulate more than one follicle, do they release simutaneously or within a couple hours of each other ?

Taking ovidrel. If i ovulate more than one follicle, do they release simutaneously  or within a couple hours of each other ?

Egg release 36 hrs+: Good question. They probably all do not release at the same time. Usually about 38-40 hours later, but it is highly variable. We do egg retrievals at 36 hours post Ovidrel and eggs are there. The IUI is usually at 36 hours. Be sure to have intercourse in the 36 hours plus time. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I keep reading that 36 hours is the ideal for IUI after Ovidrel shot. I received the shot on Tues at 10am, IUI Wednesday at 2pm. Is this ok?

Ideal 36 hours: The ideal time is said to be 36 hours. The fertility specialist however, know what works for them and remember the sperm will live for some time after the procedure. Good Luck :) ...Read more

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I took an ovidrel shot under dr orders with 2 follicle measuring at 20 each, what are the chances that i didn't ovulate? Would I have felt it?

I took an ovidrel shot under dr orders with 2 follicle measuring at 20 each, what are the chances that i didn't ovulate? Would I have felt it?

Low: You should ovulate with ovidrel. The only reasons why you would not are a bad batch of medicine or taking it wrong. Some women need a higher dose due to body weight but essentially it should always lead to ovulation about 30-40 hours after taking it. You may not feel it. ...Read more