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Next step after failed Femara/Clomid?? Rss

Good afternoon ladies

Just wondering what was the next step once you have taken fertility drugs and no pregnancy?

I'm on my second round of 5mg Femara and I have ovulated.. I think I will be having a lapscropy (sp) in June if I dosent work.

Thanks in advance

Good afternoon ladies

Just wondering what was the next step once you have taken fertility drugs and no pregnancy?

I'm on my second round of 5mg Femara and I have ovulated.. I think I will be having a lapscropy (sp) in June if I dosent work.

Thanks in advance


Well im not quite there yet but I have talked to a fertility specailist about it in the past. It depends whats wrong with you, usually they will do 4 cycles of clomiphene and then if they don't know whats wrong they may do the laproscope but other then that after clomiphene they usually do about 6 cycles of iui (intro uterine insemination) as well as clomiphene if that is unsucessfull they will do IVF.
Thank you for your reply!! I have to have another round of Femara before I go back to the FS which will be the end of next month and go from there!! We didn't talk to the FS about the next step as he is pretty certain this would work!!

Thank you for your reply!! I have to have another round of Femara before I go back to the FS which will be the end of next month and go from there!! We didn't talk to the FS about the next step as he is pretty certain this would work!!


Yea most people fall pregnant within 4 cycles of femara/clomiphene ect. thats probably why particularly if you were experiencing anovulatory cycles naturally.
hi there i'm on my 2nd cycle of clomid and my specialist has given me 6 months worth and said he doesn't need to see me again until then!! -unless i fall pregnant of course! so sorry i'm not any help..

hi there i'm on my 2nd cycle of clomid and my specialist has given me 6 months worth and said he doesn't need to see me again until then!! -unless i fall pregnant of course! so sorry i'm not any help..



Thats ok!! i was told pretty much the same thing!! Just leaves you wondering though once it hasnt worked after a couple of rounds!

How is the Clomid going for you? Any bad side effects??

Thats ok!! i was told pretty much the same thing!! Just leaves you wondering though once it hasnt worked after a couple of rounds!

How is the Clomid going for you? Any bad side effects??

the clomid seems pretty simple and straight forward to me, i can now tell that i'm ovulating at the correct times and i havn't had any bad side effects yet. One small thing tho is that i notice my hands get incredibly dry after taking the clomid so much so that i have to apply moisturisor 5 or 6 times a day to them! ...very strange! only happens for the 5 or so days that i'm actually taking the stuff... dies down once the month starts rolling through.. no other side effects!!
good luck with things. I'v finished round 2 and hope to fall pregant right about now! if not it will onto round 3 for me
Yes i know what you mean about the dry skin!! Mines not so bad this round but god have i felt nauseas!! Im definately ovulating, nurses rang today and told me to get busy!!! So fingers crossed in 2 weeks time we both get BFPs!!!!

Yes i know what you mean about the dry skin!! Mines not so bad this round but god have i felt nauseas!! Im definately ovulating, nurses rang today and told me to get busy!!! So fingers crossed in 2 weeks time we both get BFPs!!!!

glad to hear the dry skin is normal! well make sure you pop back in to let us know how you're going smile
hi, for myself, i was given 12mths supply at 50mg, which turned into 6mths cause i required 100mg to work - then when that finished i changed FS (cause that one didnt deal with IUI) but i then stayed on the 100mg clomid and started IUI. i completed 4 cycles, 5th was cancelled as he thought there was no follicles. (loads of immature ones) and gave me a script to start on 150mg clomid, which i would do 1 or 2 final IUIs while i prepped for IVF. hope that helps somewhat... i fell pregnant on the cancelled cycle and started with 4 babies, but by 9wks, had only 1 left. who is my beautiful lil girl


hi, for myself, i was given 12mths supply at 50mg, which turned into 6mths cause i required 100mg to work - then when that finished i changed FS (cause that one didnt deal with IUI) but i then stayed on the 100mg clomid and started IUI. i completed 4 cycles, 5th was cancelled as he thought there was no follicles. (loads of immature ones) and gave me a script to start on 150mg clomid, which i would do 1 or 2 final IUIs while i prepped for IVF. hope that helps somewhat... i fell pregnant on the cancelled cycle and started with 4 babies, but by 9wks, had only 1 left. who is my beautiful lil girl



Thank you very much for your information!! Ive got a good feeling about this month (after 14 months of trying!!)

Sorry to hear about the losses of your 3 babies, i cant imagine how that would feel.
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