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Follistim/Ovidrel Buddies

Postby Wishing4A star » Thu Dec 26, 2013 4:04 pm

Hi Ladies,

This is actually my first time using follistim and ovidrel this cycle. Just looking for some buddies to ride this cycle out with. Have anyone every used this injection before if so how was it?
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TTC : 2years +
December 2013- Hsg done -dx with block tubes
January 2013- lap surgery done(right tube opened)
March 2013- clomid/IUI #1
April 2013 - Bfp (chemical)
September 2013- February 2014- medicated cycles with monitoring still no baby.
April 2014- consult with fertility dr.
******Moving on to Ivf ******
May 5th- Ivf educational day
May 13th- lap surgery
July4th- started stims
July 15th - retrieval
July 20th - transfer/ July 30 beta negative
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Ivf # 2
Aug 3rd- started bcp for 3 wks
Aug 16th- started lupron
September 16th- Fet
September- 26th beta confirmed :bfp:
Beta #1 -10dp5dt = 321
Beta #2 -13dp5dt = 1561
Beta #3 - 15dp5dt = 4407
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Re: Follistim/Ovidrel Buddies

Postby AndyandAndy » Wed Jan 01, 2014 8:22 pm

I'm in the TWW of my first injectable cycle! I am currently 9dpo / 11dpt .i took 5mg ot femara and theb 75iu of bravelle ...
Me: Andrea,40
DH: Andrew, 29
DD: Lexy,17
Unexplained fertility since 2003
12/2006 - 1st rd Clomid (w/ex dh)= BFN
2/2007- 2nd rd Clomid+HCG trigger=BFP
4/2007- mc at 9 weeks
9/2013 - laproscopy 4 ends
11/20/2013 - 1sr rd of Letrazole canceled on day 2 bc of cysts on ovaries. 2 weeks of BCP's
12/9 - Letrazole 2.5mg 2's/day cd 2-6 / Bravelle 75iu cd 6-10 / Ovidrel trigger shot
12/310/2013 - BFN
3/2014 - letrazole+Bravelle+ trigger
3/2014 - BFN
5/2014 - same as rounds 2-3 but w/ IUI instead - BFN
7/2014 - same as prev rounds also w/IUI - BFN
9/2014 - first IVF, Bcp's for 2 weeks, bravelle/menopur 75iu ganilrelix, only had 3 follies, cycle converted to IUI
10/11/2014 - BFP!!!!
10/13/2014 - BFN - chemical pg =(
11/20/2014 - started round 7 - bcp's day 1-6 microdose lupron+bravelle+menopur
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Re: Follistim/Ovidrel Buddies

Postby Wishing4A star » Thu Jan 02, 2014 1:18 am

Hi andrea,

Welcome, thanks for responding , I just triggered on the 31i. Was told to make sure we bd on the 2nd. We bd last night just incase because dh already out the house for work and we not going to bd until late tonight. I decided last night to use soft cups to keep the swimmers up hoping that will work. How long after you trigger do you suppose to ovulate?
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TTC : 2years +
December 2013- Hsg done -dx with block tubes
January 2013- lap surgery done(right tube opened)
March 2013- clomid/IUI #1
April 2013 - Bfp (chemical)
September 2013- February 2014- medicated cycles with monitoring still no baby.
April 2014- consult with fertility dr.
******Moving on to Ivf ******
May 5th- Ivf educational day
May 13th- lap surgery
July4th- started stims
July 15th - retrieval
July 20th - transfer/ July 30 beta negative
----------------------------
Ivf # 2
Aug 3rd- started bcp for 3 wks
Aug 16th- started lupron
September 16th- Fet
September- 26th beta confirmed :bfp:
Beta #1 -10dp5dt = 321
Beta #2 -13dp5dt = 1561
Beta #3 - 15dp5dt = 4407
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Re: Follistim/Ovidrel Buddies

Postby AndyandAndy » Thu Jan 02, 2014 4:14 am

I o'd exactly 36 hrs after my trigger..I'm 10dpo and getting bfn's ...for now
Me: Andrea,40
DH: Andrew, 29
DD: Lexy,17
Unexplained fertility since 2003
12/2006 - 1st rd Clomid (w/ex dh)= BFN
2/2007- 2nd rd Clomid+HCG trigger=BFP
4/2007- mc at 9 weeks
9/2013 - laproscopy 4 ends
11/20/2013 - 1sr rd of Letrazole canceled on day 2 bc of cysts on ovaries. 2 weeks of BCP's
12/9 - Letrazole 2.5mg 2's/day cd 2-6 / Bravelle 75iu cd 6-10 / Ovidrel trigger shot
12/310/2013 - BFN
3/2014 - letrazole+Bravelle+ trigger
3/2014 - BFN
5/2014 - same as rounds 2-3 but w/ IUI instead - BFN
7/2014 - same as prev rounds also w/IUI - BFN
9/2014 - first IVF, Bcp's for 2 weeks, bravelle/menopur 75iu ganilrelix, only had 3 follies, cycle converted to IUI
10/11/2014 - BFP!!!!
10/13/2014 - BFN - chemical pg =(
11/20/2014 - started round 7 - bcp's day 1-6 microdose lupron+bravelle+menopur
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Re: Follistim/Ovidrel Buddies

Postby Wishing4A star » Thu Jan 02, 2014 3:34 pm

you're not out until the which shows. Did u get any symptoms with injectables im only on cd 10 and I triggered 2 days ago but now I notice my breast starting to get sore
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TTC : 2years +
December 2013- Hsg done -dx with block tubes
January 2013- lap surgery done(right tube opened)
March 2013- clomid/IUI #1
April 2013 - Bfp (chemical)
September 2013- February 2014- medicated cycles with monitoring still no baby.
April 2014- consult with fertility dr.
******Moving on to Ivf ******
May 5th- Ivf educational day
May 13th- lap surgery
July4th- started stims
July 15th - retrieval
July 20th - transfer/ July 30 beta negative
----------------------------
Ivf # 2
Aug 3rd- started bcp for 3 wks
Aug 16th- started lupron
September 16th- Fet
September- 26th beta confirmed :bfp:
Beta #1 -10dp5dt = 321
Beta #2 -13dp5dt = 1561
Beta #3 - 15dp5dt = 4407
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Re: Follistim/Ovidrel Buddies

Postby AndyandAndy » Thu Jan 02, 2014 6:00 pm

I really didnt get too many trigger symptoms but I only did 2500iu ...so if u did more that could be the cause of your sore bb's.
I had alot more emotional symptoms than anything else both with the femara AND bravelle ...
Me: Andrea,40
DH: Andrew, 29
DD: Lexy,17
Unexplained fertility since 2003
12/2006 - 1st rd Clomid (w/ex dh)= BFN
2/2007- 2nd rd Clomid+HCG trigger=BFP
4/2007- mc at 9 weeks
9/2013 - laproscopy 4 ends
11/20/2013 - 1sr rd of Letrazole canceled on day 2 bc of cysts on ovaries. 2 weeks of BCP's
12/9 - Letrazole 2.5mg 2's/day cd 2-6 / Bravelle 75iu cd 6-10 / Ovidrel trigger shot
12/310/2013 - BFN
3/2014 - letrazole+Bravelle+ trigger
3/2014 - BFN
5/2014 - same as rounds 2-3 but w/ IUI instead - BFN
7/2014 - same as prev rounds also w/IUI - BFN
9/2014 - first IVF, Bcp's for 2 weeks, bravelle/menopur 75iu ganilrelix, only had 3 follies, cycle converted to IUI
10/11/2014 - BFP!!!!
10/13/2014 - BFN - chemical pg =(
11/20/2014 - started round 7 - bcp's day 1-6 microdose lupron+bravelle+menopur
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Re: Follistim/Ovidrel Buddies

Postby Wishing4A star » Fri Jan 03, 2014 9:36 am

I use 100 iu's for 6 days and than trigger shot on day 6 this my first time bb's sore so early usually they get sore on cd 24 this cycle started 9 I guess it's count down time. I wish you lots of baby dust
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TTC : 2years +
December 2013- Hsg done -dx with block tubes
January 2013- lap surgery done(right tube opened)
March 2013- clomid/IUI #1
April 2013 - Bfp (chemical)
September 2013- February 2014- medicated cycles with monitoring still no baby.
April 2014- consult with fertility dr.
******Moving on to Ivf ******
May 5th- Ivf educational day
May 13th- lap surgery
July4th- started stims
July 15th - retrieval
July 20th - transfer/ July 30 beta negative
----------------------------
Ivf # 2
Aug 3rd- started bcp for 3 wks
Aug 16th- started lupron
September 16th- Fet
September- 26th beta confirmed :bfp:
Beta #1 -10dp5dt = 321
Beta #2 -13dp5dt = 1561
Beta #3 - 15dp5dt = 4407
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Re: Follistim/Ovidrel Buddies

Postby kuntrygirls1 » Mon Jan 06, 2014 6:15 pm

Hello Ladies,

Tonight will be my first night using follistim. I am on CD 3 and my RE has started me on 100 iu until my next ultrasound Friday. I am new to this and don't know how to handle it but I do know I'm excited. So I guess I'm here like others for a buddy to go through this cycle with.
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Re: Follistim/Ovidrel Buddies

Postby Wishing4A star » Mon Jan 06, 2014 8:46 pm

Hi kuntry,

Welcome! I'm on cd 14, how was it giving yaself a shot? this was my first time using follistim as well. Will you be triggering as well? I want you to keep me posted so I can see if you experience symptoms after it as well....I'm not sure of the correct cd I believe it was like cd 9/10 my bb's has gotten really tender/heavy not sure if that was from the follistim or a good sign. So just let me know how you make out. Best wishes
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TTC : 2years +
December 2013- Hsg done -dx with block tubes
January 2013- lap surgery done(right tube opened)
March 2013- clomid/IUI #1
April 2013 - Bfp (chemical)
September 2013- February 2014- medicated cycles with monitoring still no baby.
April 2014- consult with fertility dr.
******Moving on to Ivf ******
May 5th- Ivf educational day
May 13th- lap surgery
July4th- started stims
July 15th - retrieval
July 20th - transfer/ July 30 beta negative
----------------------------
Ivf # 2
Aug 3rd- started bcp for 3 wks
Aug 16th- started lupron
September 16th- Fet
September- 26th beta confirmed :bfp:
Beta #1 -10dp5dt = 321
Beta #2 -13dp5dt = 1561
Beta #3 - 15dp5dt = 4407
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Re: Follistim/Ovidrel Buddies

Postby kuntrygirls1 » Tue Jan 07, 2014 4:36 pm

Wishing$A Atar,

I was a little afraid that I wouldn't be able to give myself the shots! I got over it quickly and do believe that I am a natural! LOL. I will be triggering as well. I see that you did on cycle day 6, why? How many follies did you have and how big? What was your E2? Do you have a diagnosis? PCOS? I'm unexplained. I've gotten pregnant on my own but lately I've had issues.
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Re: Follistim/Ovidrel Buddies

Postby Wishing4A star » Tue Jan 07, 2014 7:02 pm

Im not really sure she didn't say exactly and I didnt bother asking her this time because I thought I was going back on cd 12 like I normally due. So this time around was different for me she called me in on cd 7 a said she see follicals developing on both sides and she would give me a call when blood work came back which she did that same day and said everything look good and I should trigger cd 9....thats why I wanted to see how your appoints go. I have been diagnosed with block tubes but one is open. Do you have children? How long have you been ttc?
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TTC : 2years +
December 2013- Hsg done -dx with block tubes
January 2013- lap surgery done(right tube opened)
March 2013- clomid/IUI #1
April 2013 - Bfp (chemical)
September 2013- February 2014- medicated cycles with monitoring still no baby.
April 2014- consult with fertility dr.
******Moving on to Ivf ******
May 5th- Ivf educational day
May 13th- lap surgery
July4th- started stims
July 15th - retrieval
July 20th - transfer/ July 30 beta negative
----------------------------
Ivf # 2
Aug 3rd- started bcp for 3 wks
Aug 16th- started lupron
September 16th- Fet
September- 26th beta confirmed :bfp:
Beta #1 -10dp5dt = 321
Beta #2 -13dp5dt = 1561
Beta #3 - 15dp5dt = 4407
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Re: Follistim/Ovidrel Buddies

Postby kuntrygirls1 » Tue Jan 07, 2014 7:24 pm

I do have children. In 2003 I conceived naturally...DD is almost 11. 2008 I got pregnant naturally...ectopic. 2009 after taking metformin I got pregnant within 2 weeks DD is 4 in 11 days. 2011 got pregnant naturally...heart stopped beating at 10 weeks. Had to have a D & C. I've never done anything to prevent pregnancy so you can say I have been trying to conceive this time for about a year and a half. The VA is paying for all of my treatment so the RE thought it wise to just start with injections and bypass the clomid. I did try it years ago but my husband was away alot. My tubes are open and I still have both of them despite the ectopic. I'm surious why they started me at 100 iu and a bit nervous that it will work too well and I would have to skip this cycle. I'm also having b2b IUI's once I trigger...fingers crossed for twin boys!

How were your SA for your husband?

Mine 63.3 million, 60% motility, 3% morphology, with antibodies on the tail.
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Re: Follistim/Ovidrel Buddies

Postby Wishing4A star » Tue Jan 07, 2014 7:37 pm

Lol why you say if it work to well you will have to skip this cycle? I thought that's what you want to happen? Well I did not get iui instead I just had timed intercourse my insurance does not pay for no fertility treatment.
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TTC : 2years +
December 2013- Hsg done -dx with block tubes
January 2013- lap surgery done(right tube opened)
March 2013- clomid/IUI #1
April 2013 - Bfp (chemical)
September 2013- February 2014- medicated cycles with monitoring still no baby.
April 2014- consult with fertility dr.
******Moving on to Ivf ******
May 5th- Ivf educational day
May 13th- lap surgery
July4th- started stims
July 15th - retrieval
July 20th - transfer/ July 30 beta negative
----------------------------
Ivf # 2
Aug 3rd- started bcp for 3 wks
Aug 16th- started lupron
September 16th- Fet
September- 26th beta confirmed :bfp:
Beta #1 -10dp5dt = 321
Beta #2 -13dp5dt = 1561
Beta #3 - 15dp5dt = 4407
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Re: Follistim/Ovidrel Buddies

Postby kuntrygirls1 » Tue Jan 07, 2014 7:50 pm

What I mean by working too well is too many follies. My RE likes to stay at around 5 to avoid high order multiples. I think 5 is a good number but anything over that will have the cycle cancelled. I can't take that! They do talk to you about selective reduction though. I'm not really a fan of it, but I told them I would consider it. I'm not sure if my insurance would have paid for it but I am military and they are covering it for me.
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Re: Follistim/Ovidrel Buddies

Postby Wishing4A star » Sun Jan 12, 2014 7:25 am

Kuntry----Any updates???
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TTC : 2years +
December 2013- Hsg done -dx with block tubes
January 2013- lap surgery done(right tube opened)
March 2013- clomid/IUI #1
April 2013 - Bfp (chemical)
September 2013- February 2014- medicated cycles with monitoring still no baby.
April 2014- consult with fertility dr.
******Moving on to Ivf ******
May 5th- Ivf educational day
May 13th- lap surgery
July4th- started stims
July 15th - retrieval
July 20th - transfer/ July 30 beta negative
----------------------------
Ivf # 2
Aug 3rd- started bcp for 3 wks
Aug 16th- started lupron
September 16th- Fet
September- 26th beta confirmed :bfp:
Beta #1 -10dp5dt = 321
Beta #2 -13dp5dt = 1561
Beta #3 - 15dp5dt = 4407
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