Clomid didn't on to Injectibles - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 4 Old 03-17-2011, 06:34 PM - Thread Starter
leilamom's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Midwest
Posts: 75
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

So...the Clomid didn't work at 100 mg. and it didn't work at 150 mg.  The doctor wants to move on to injectible medications and and IUI.  So, we are probably going to do this.  My question is much meds did you need?  I have to do Follisitim or something like that.  They said I would go through 2-3 cartridges a cycle and each cartridge has 300 ampules (?).  I just have no idea what the dosing of this is...

M, married to B, Step-Mom to J coolshine.gif, with one of these cat.gif, and two of thesedog2.gifdog2.gif
leilamom is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 of 4 Old 03-18-2011, 02:52 PM
bcblondie's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: winnipeg
Posts: 3,030
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I don't know much about the details of injects but I feel like clomid is starting to fail me so  I'm prepping myself for that stage. Just know that we're here for you.

Mom to angel baby, grew wings at 5 weeks in May '07, William, born Dec '08, and another angel who grew wings at 8w4d (lost at 11w) in Oct '10. Rachel born Feb 2012, Another angel Lost Sept '13. New bean due Nov '14!
bcblondie is offline  
#3 of 4 Old 03-20-2011, 03:50 PM
gellybeangrl's Avatar
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Ottawa, IL
Posts: 332
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)



I am in the tww of my first injectable cycle. I used follistim, ganerilix, and ovidrel. I think the amount that you will take of the follistim depends on how your body reacts to it. My Re had me use 150 ml per night for 10 nights. I have a friend who is also on follistim and her RE had her do 75 ml for the first few nights then when she had her u/s the RE didn't think her follies were plumping up fast enough so for the last 5 nights he had her take 150 ml. I ice the site before I give the injection...and it isn't painful at all.


Good luck to you.



Lela (39) & Irene (54) TCC  #1 stillheart.gif ! Mom to furbabies Bruzier (Chorkie), Diesel (Min-Pin), and Giovanni (Chihuahua).dog2.gif


Multiple ICI's, and IUI's...2009-2011....BFN's

1st IVF August 2011....BFN

1st FET March 2012....BFN

2nd IVF July/August 2012....

gellybeangrl is offline  
#4 of 4 Old 03-29-2011, 07:49 PM
first_shot_photo's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Kansas
Posts: 246
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Hey! I also had no luck with Clomid. I am about to start my first round of injections too! Expect, I will be doin Gonal-F (same thing as Folistim, just different name and company). If you want, you can read about my beginnings on my blog! .

first_shot_photo is offline  

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 8,292

12 members and 8,280 guests
alenamiy , Bow , girlspn , Janeen0225 , johnsharm , katelove , moominmamma , mumIrene , Poddi , scaramouche131 , that1russian.17 , zebra15
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.