Letrozole - Cycle Length and Fertilaid

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Letrozole - Cycle Length and Fertilaid

Postby Andi0623 » Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:06 am

Hi all,

Forgive me if you see this twice. I did post in the “Clomid and Femara” thread, but realized that one seemed much less active.

We’ve been TTC for about 16 months now. I have irregular cycles that range from 35 - 49 days, as an estimate. My doctor had me start letrozole 2.5 mg, CD 3-7, during my current cycle. She gave me the impression it would give me a 28 day cycle.

I took them this cycle, though I knew that the chance of pregnancy was very low. My husband was on a medication that caused issues and wasn’t able to switch at the time - he since has.

Here I am on CD 44. I did take a cheap pregnancy test around CD 30 just to make sure, but it was negative. Concerned about the long cycle, I did call my doctor’s office to ask if I needed to up the dosage. The nurse told me the letrozole is to help ovulation, not shorten the cycle, and that I should continue with the 2.5 mg.

Long story, I know. Here are my questions:
Is such a long cycle normal on letrozole? And also, I took FertilAid for two months and it gave me 30-35 day cycles. I did not take it with the letrozole under the impression that letrozole would do the same thing. Once my cycle finally starts over, should I take FertilAid as well?
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Re: Letrozole - Cycle Length and Fertilaid

Postby Danaa » Sat Nov 25, 2017 10:54 am

Letrozole helps with ovulation and automatically that gives you a shorter cycle,it seems like you have not ovulated or you ovulated very late.
I don’t have any personal experience with it sadly so I cannot say if you should up the dosage or not.
I believe you should have a discussion with ur doctor about it.
Good luck to you.
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