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roxypam posted:
Hi ladies. I took a break clomid this last cycle and meanwhile i was seeing a fertility specialist. She put me on Femara 5mg days 3-7. i have to have my tubes checked (i'm very scared about it), and trigger shot to stimulate O. So that's the plan for this month. Since AF ugly face just showed up surprisingly early (was expected Friday 28th or Saturday 29th), the journey of TTC just begun again. I hope this will be a success.
Me(30) DH(38).TTC 1yr.3mths 1700mg Metformin.2rounds 50mg clomid.Ovulated but all BFN.On a break before seeing RE.
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Leah25Brooke2 responded:
I hope your tubes are open! When do you get them checked? Alot of the ladies on here love Femara, so maybe that will do the trick for you!
Me(26)DH(29)DD(3.5) TTC 2nd- 13 mos, 1st round of clomid 50mg - BFN, 2nd - MC, 3rd- BFN. Been trying naturally 6mos, on 2WW from Sep cycle of 100mg of Clomid days 3-7.
 
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maragayle responded:
I'm one of those ladies who love Femara. Clomid had a lot of side effects plus didn't work to make me O consistently. The Femara has virtually no side effects and makes me O each month.

The HSG, for me, was pretty painful. Bring a pad with you. (This is a tip my doctor should have told me, but the hospital was nice enough to supply one.) They fill your uterus and tubes with fluid to take the pictures, so afterwards it's common to have some leaking. TMI, I know. Also, pop a couple of tylenol an hour or so before you go in. It does wonders.

Good luck!
Me 23, DH 25, TTC 2 years,8 rounds Clomid, round four 7.5mg Femara this cycle, test 8/27
 
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mrs62610 responded:
I love Femara too! DH has even said he likes it better than the Clomid. Good luck with this cycle! I haven't had the HSG done and may have it done if this cycle doesn't take, so let me know how it is.
Me-24 DH-37 TTC 1st for 16 months. 3 rounds of Clomid all BFN's. 3rd round of Femara, Ovidrel, and LP Progesterone. Adding IUI this cycle. Blood test 9/18
 
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maragayle replied to mrs62610's response:
HAHAHA! Of course DH likes it better! If you were anything like me on Clomid, DH was probably praying for a change! Of course, I didn't think I was that bad, but DH has said, "Phew, I'm glad you're not taking that anymore! You were a monster! Seriously, you were SO mean to me!"
Me 23, DH 25, TTC 2 years,8 rounds Clomid, round four 7.5mg Femara this cycle, test 8/27
 
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mrs62610 replied to maragayle's response:
DH said that too! He said I could be a little bitchy at times! Of course he said that after I stopped taking it and could laugh about it! I still have some trouble with my moods when i take the progesterone, but it makes me more depressed than anything. I'm still short-tempered with it but not as bad, I could almost feel my blood boil when I was angry on Clomid and I cried all the time. I remember one time we were lying in bed and we were both laughing hysterically about something and then I just started crying out of nowhere! Oh how great to be done with those days!!!
Me-24 DH-37 TTC 1st for 16 months. 3 rounds of Clomid all BFN's. 3rd round of Femara, Ovidrel, and LP Progesterone. Adding IUI this cycle. Blood test 9/18
 
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Leah25Brooke2 replied to mrs62610's response:
Lucky dogs! I want to try Femara if this cycle doesn't work. My DH mentioned for the first time the other day that he thinks the Clomid makes me "nasty" at him! I didn't realize it!
Me(26)DH(29)DD(3.5) TTC 2nd- 13 mos, 1st round of clomid 50mg - BFN, 2nd - MC, 3rd- BFN. Been trying naturally 6mos, on 2WW from Sep cycle of 100mg of Clomid days 3-7.
 
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att76 replied to Leah25Brooke2's response:
I have to say Letrozole (Femara) has been A LOT BETTER than clomid has been! The side effects have been nonexistent! The only side effect I maybe have had is headache, but can't be 100% sure of that one!! Come on over to the Femara side!!!
Me(36), DH(37), TTC 20 months,3 rounds clomid, 3 IUIs with HCG trigger/clomid all BFNs, now trying naturally
 
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roxypam responded:
Thank you so much ladies.
Yeah i read from the discussion here that Femara is actually better than Clomid, so i will let you guys know how it will turn out for me. The HSG test is for Monday October 1st. I'm so scared but thanks for the tip i will def take some tylenol before i go and Mrs i will let you know how it goes. I really hope this works ladies, i'm so tired morally and my husband is too.
Meanwhile i have blood work and an ultrasound this Thursday, not sure why, i remember something about FSH level, but i'm not sure how they do an ultrasound while you are actually menstruating. Well we will see.
Me(30) DH(38).TTC 1yr.3mths 1700mg Metformin.2rounds 50mg clomid.Ovulated but all BFN.On a break before seeing RE.
 
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maragayle replied to Leah25Brooke2's response:
If you're only "nasty" on Clomid then you're a saint! I'm surprised I still have a husband. It's amazing he doesn't have whiplash from watching all of my mood swings...
Me 23, DH 25, TTC 2 years,8 rounds Clomid, round four 7.5mg Femara this cycle, test 8/27
 
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Leah25Brooke2 replied to maragayle's response:
Haha!
Me(26)DH(29)DD(3.5) TTC 2nd- 13 mos, 1st round of clomid 50mg - BFN, 2nd - MC, 3rd- BFN. Been trying naturally 6mos, on 2WW from Sep cycle of 100mg of Clomid days 3-7.


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