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<p>Hello everyone I was just prescibed my first round of Clomid 50 mgs and I was wondering if I can take it at night instead of during the day just to minimize any side effects. Today is CD3 for me so today I will be taking my first pill...any advice, suggestions, or success stories are greatly appreciated. Thanks :)</p>
 

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<p>This is my first cycle of Clomid, so I don't have much experience with it.</p>
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<p>I did a lot of research online, and pretty much everyone recommended taking it at night so most of the side effects are while you are asleep.  I took mine at 8pm every night, and I didn't have any problems.  I did have a few mood swings, but as long as I made a conscious effort, it was okay.  Also, a lot of ladies say it can dry up your CM.  I made sure to drink A LOT of water (around 100 ounces) to counteract any potential CM issues, and actually I had more EWCM than I had in previous cycle... I guess the water helped! </p>
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<p>Good luck to you!  I hope one cycle is all you need (and me too).  :)</p>
 
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<p>Yup you can take it at night. :)  I don't, cause it keeps me up all night, but most women do.</p>
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<p>success stories?  Still in the 2ww this time but here's my history:</p>
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<p>ttc#1, bfp on the first clomid cycle on 50mg 5-9, twins (lost one early) dd1</p>
<p>ttc#2, bfp on the first clomid cycle on 50mg 5-9, chemical</p>
<p>         bfn on the second clomid cycle on 50mg 3-7</p>
<p>         bfp on the third clomid cycle, 100mg 3-7, lost Riley at 12 weeks</p>
<p>         bfp on fourth clomid cycle, 50mg 5-9, dd2</p>
<p>ttc#3 bfn on first clomid cycle, 50mg 3-7, late O (odd for me)</p>
<p>        bfp on second clomid cycle, 50mg 3-7, dd3</p>
<p>ttc#4: this is my first cycle, 50mg 3-7, so we'll see!</p>
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<p>I have a progesterone deficiency (severe LPD) and took prometrium on the last four of those cycles.  I'm really nervous my luck has run out lol</p>
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<p>Good luck to you!  Pm me if you have any questions!</p>
 

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<p>Thanks for your reply Val and I have heard about it drying up CM and some people say to drink grapefruit juice around ovulation time and that will help but I don't know for sure. Well today I took my first Clomid pill and its CD 3 for me...are you in the 2ww already? Maybe we can keep eachother posted on how we are doing and hopefully share the excitement of our BFPs! <span><img alt="dust.gif" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/dust.gif" style="width:113px;height:35px;"></span></p>
 

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<p>Jilly I am so sorry for your losses but I am glad you have had success with Clomid and on the first try too. I hope I only need one cycle to get pregnant because my hubby and I have been trying for over 5 years. I have PCOS and don't ovulate so I hope the Clomid really works for me. I hope you get your BFP this month too, it would be an awesome Christmas present. Well like I told Val we should keep eachother posted to see how we are doing...Ah I'm so excited! <span><img alt="joy.gif" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/joy.gif" style="width:42px;height:39px;"></span></p>
 

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<p>I took one cycle of clomid (50mg) to conceive ds. I am now on cycle #5 (only 3 ovulatory) ttc#2. I have taken clomid at different times of day. For me I tend to be more regular with doing things in the evening so that is how I started out but the clomid REALLY impacted my sleep (could NOT fall asleep the days I was taking it) so I switched to a morning schedule which made the difference.</p>
 

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<p>Ah I wish I had known this before lol because I just took my first clomid pill and its 9pm here so I hope it doesn't mess with my sleep. I hope you get your BFP this month as it would be such a great Christmas gift. :)</p>
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>princesssparkles</strong> <a href="/community/forum/thread/1284772/clomid#post_16108713"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style="border-right:0px solid;border-top:0px solid;border-left:0px solid;border-bottom:0px solid;"></a><br><br><p>Thanks for your reply Val and I have heard about it drying up CM and some people say to drink grapefruit juice around ovulation time and that will help but I don't know for sure. Well today I took my first Clomid pill and its CD 3 for me...are you in the 2ww already? Maybe we can keep eachother posted on how we are doing and hopefully share the excitement of our BFPs! <span><img alt="dust.gif" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/dust.gif" style="width:113px;height:35px;"></span></p>
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<br><br><p> I hadn't heard that about the grapefruit juice... I'll have to research it, if the water quits working for me.  And yep, I'm in my 2WW - currently 5dpo.  Here's a link to my chart, if you are interested. <a href="http://www.fertilityfriend.com/home/2e5d89" target="_blank">www.fertilityfriend.com/home/2e5d89</a></p>
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<p>  Definitely keep me posted on how it works for you, and I'll keep you posted on how my cycle works out.  I also have a blocked fallopian tube, though, so even if it doesn't work this cycle it could be because I O'ed on the wrong side.  I'm going for my 7dpo bloodwork on Monday, so I'll find out soon if the dosage was correct. </p>
 

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<p>I did Clomid, taking it at night.  I had no issues from it.</p>
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<p>My OB had me do it days 3 - 8, and we were fortunate that the first cycle resulted in DD.</p>
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<p>Also, on day 8, I began taking estrogen in the morning.  I took the estrogen for several days (can't recall exactly). So, day 8 was the first estrogen in the AM, and the last clomid before bed.  OB said the estrogen was to counteract drying out.  I wasn't dry at all, so it certainly worked.</p>
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<p>I was ovulating on my own, but had wonky LPs, and had been unsuccessful on our own for 8 months, timing.   Previously, I had gotten pregnant very easily without medical assistance (two boys). </p>
 

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<p>I have PCOS, without clomid I ovulate every 3-4 months.  I am on my sixth cycle on clomid.  All 6 times I have ovulated, 5 BFNs, this cycle we also did an IUI, waiting to find out if it worked.  I took it at night the first month because of what I read about side effects, but I am lactose intolerant and the gas pain from the lactose in the pills kept me up, so now I take it in the morning.  I don't have many side effects, just some hot flashes.  </p>
 

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<p>Hello,</p>
<p>I have been TTC for 2 yrs with the hubby! I just finished provera to push my period--and waiting for period to start so i can start clomid..I am taking clomid for 5 days--i am so excited and cannot wait for my period to start so i can start taking clomid on day 5!!! Anyone had any success stories with Clomid at first try?? <span><img alt="grouphug.gif" height="25" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/grouphug.gif" width="41"></span></p>
 

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<p>Princess you can definitely take it at night. I never get side effects though.</p>
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<p>AMiG that's teh thing about clomid. If it's gonna work, it tends to work fast. There are tons of sucess stories first cycle trying. Me personally it took 5 to get DS, and 4 to get the pg I lost. But most mos tof that was spent wasted on 50mgs. I need 100.</p>
 
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