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What Is The Best Over The Counter Fertility Drug
What is the best over-the-counter fertility drug to use if I want to conceive twins? I am 25 and TTC with irregular cycles.
Fertility drug is a very non-specific and inexact term. One good definition I like, fertility drugs are used to increase female fertility by stimulating a woman's ovaries to recruit greater number and/or quality of oocytes (eggs) for help conceiving. Drugs like Clomiphene citrate and the gonadotropins are in this group. Some drugs are used for fertility, but are ...Read more
Sorry: While there are many otc 'remedies' available, not one has been shown to be effective. These medicines are sold largely by word of mouth, and there's a reason they are sold otc - (politely) none of them work. ...Read more
What is the best fertility drug for polycystic ovarian syndrome? Note: I have been taking metformim 500mg x3 daily, without success. Thank you.
Fertility drug: Fertility drug is a very non-specific and inexact term. One good definition I like, fertility drugs are used to increase female fertility by stimulating a woman's ovaries to recruit greater number and/or quality of oocytes (eggs) for help conceiving. Drugs like Clomiphene citrate and the gonadotropins are in this group. Some drugs are used for fertility, but are not strictly fertility drugs. ...Read more
Has anyone studied longterm effects of all the types of fertility drug on the children created? They are nearly 30, right?
Sort of: I think the first baby from in vitro is about 32 now. She has had a child of her own. Pregnancies created from fertility treatments are at slightly higher risk for things like pre-eclampsia and preterm delivery. Therefore the babies may have some problems related to prematurity. Other than that, most think they are healthy. ...Read more
Very helpful: Femara or Letrozole is an oral ovulation induction medication. It works sometimes when Clomid (clomiphene) doesn't. It also helps pregnancies to occur when Clomid (clomiphene) fails. It seems to be very helpful especially in patients with pcos. The pregnancy rates are similar to Clomid (clomiphene) but the side effects are less and the multiple pregnancies seem to be also less. ...Read more
There is none: Meds can help but these are available only through a prescription. You need to speak with an obstetrician. ...Read more
Yes: The im injections in the buttocks often cause discomfort. Definitely alternate the injection side each day. Also ask your fertility nurse to draw a larger target to spread the injections around a wider area. Walking often helps mobilize the oil. Fortunately, you will not need to take the injections forever. ...Read more
I conceived my first child on a fertility drug is it possible for me to get pregnant without any help now?
Needs MD consult: Your son needs to speak with his physician for clarification. ...Read more
Does the fertility drug fertibella work? My husband and I have been trying to conceive for four months and I just ordered fertibella.
Can you "rig" the potential to have twins. Even if fertile, does taking a fertility drug make multiples work my wife is 40 and we'd like to make sure we have 2 kids
There: There is no evidence of any means to increase the chance of twins. Having twins is influenced by genetics. Older woman also have a higher chance of having twins. Fertility drugs do increase the risk of twins. Twin pregnancies are fraught with complications and are considered high risk. A woman age 40 will most likely be able to have two successful pregnancies. ...Read more
I was on the hCG platnium for a month and got pregnant, I've now been trying to get pregnant for 8 months now and no luck. I just bought the hCG 1234 because I heard that is used as a fertility drug. Is this true?
Do not play with: Yoru health, see a board certified infert specialistand get proper txment. ...Read more
Increased risk for!: All fertility drugs and assisted reproductive technologies lead to increased risk for multifetal pregnancies (twins, triplets, etc). Without stimulation, most populations have a ~1% risk for multiples. After art or fertility drugs, this risk is between 3-15%, depending on your center's protocols, your condition, chance and choices. ...Read more
Depends on your: Ovarian function and your situation, your doc who is giving you teh Clomid (clomiphene) should have discussed that with you, at your age you may need more than Clomid (clomiphene), most people your age need injections, at your age you should be seeing a reproductive endocrinlogist for your best chance to get pg, as you may not have much ovarian function left and a good chance Clomid (clomiphene) will not be enough. ...Read more
Can taking m2 tone fertility drug during the first 2 weeks of pregnancy cause deformity in baby. Kate dangbey?
Not sure but: More likely safe. It's wise for u to discontinue taking this supplement since u r already pregnant. Follow up with ur oby. Best wishes! . http://allbewell. Blogspot. Com/2007/12/pcos-m2-tone. Html? M=1. ...Read more
Have endometriosis, each month is so bad painful can't bare it. Not on BC b/c TTC for a year now. Is there a pain management/ fertility drug to help?
Ovulation Time: Generally speaking around the time you ovulate. That is often about 10 days after taking the clomid (clomiphene). You can check ovulation kits and time sex to the few days after the kit turns positive. A fertility specialist can also help guide you to know whether the pill is working. ...Read more
What other drugs besides Clomid (clomiphene) are used to get a woman pregnant? My wife is on 100 mg of Clomid (clomiphene) and she ovulates normally. If Clomid (clomiphene) doesn't work, will she be given a different fertility drug?
FSH Injections, IVF: If Clomid (clomiphene) alone does not work, adding IUI (intrauterine insemination) can improve Clomid (clomiphene) pregnancy rates. The next step after that would be to take fsh or injectable fertility drugs. Using these drugs in an ivf cycle is safest, but injections can also be combined with iui. Please speak with your doctor about the pros and cons of these options in your situation. Good luck! ...Read more
I have low T at 29 years old, and my doctor switched me to a fertility drug as an alternative to boost testosterone and still have kids. Is this effective?
Yes: Use of clomiphene to stimulate testosterone production is the recommended course of therapy for a male needing supplementation but still concerned with fertility. Testosterone taken exogenously (topically or by injection) causes a feedback suppression of testosterone production and sperm cell maturation by the two respective call lines making up the testicles ...Read more
Out of fsh, lh, oestrogen and progesterone, what fertility drug most likely to cause cancer in the women?
On femara (letrozole) fertility drug after ovulation will you get your period if conception doesn't happen?
Yes: It will be very similar to when you ovulate naturally. Good luck! ...Read more
Trying to have a baby. Calculated my ovulation from last period, the next period didn't come, not yet pregnant. Don't know when I'd ovulate or expect my period. Want to get fertility drug. Pls advice?
OPKs: You might want to try repeating your pregnancy test in a few days or doing a serum (blood) test. I would also recommend using OPKs (ovulation prediction kits the next 3 cycles) to see if ovulating. Most OB's and fertility specialists would appreciate having that info before you start meds and it may be that you aren't getting the day right. Find these next to pregnancy tests. ...Read more
Hi. How can I get pregnant with twins. Is it fertility drug helpful. Iam breastfeeding as well.? could I be pregnant and have a regular period?
Twins are more risky: Also, it is impossible to have true menstrual period bleeding and be pregnant at the same time. Thus, one or the other must not be true. The question is, of course, which one? The solution is easy. Presuming no more sexual activities since after these concerns, if the next menstrual period comes in a few weeks, then there is no pregnancy; or if a pregnancy test is positive, then a baby is coming. ...Read more
I was in the ER with some pain, I am 8 weeks pregnant, the ultrasound tech ask me r u on fertility drug for this pregnancy, I say no' can it be twins?
Possibly: But more likely the tech saw stimulated (large) ovaries. Only the tech or the doctor who got the report can answer this. ...Read more
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