Clomid - high responder
Posted 20 May 2013 - 05:39 AM
I have PCOS and responded very well to clomid - almost too well. My doctor started me on 100mg of clomid due to my chronic anovulation. That cycle had to be cancelled as I produced 10 large follicles. Even on 50mg I always produced 3-4 mature follicles (I had to drop down to 25mg).
I will be doing IVF soon and was wondering if this put me at greater risk for OHSS? I know because of PCOS I will be monitored closely.
TTC since Sept. 2011
Aug. 2012 - DX with PCOS (started metformin)
Aug. 2012 - Oct 2012 - clomid + trigger , timed X2 - BFN
Oct 2012-Jan 2013 - clomid + trigger IUI X3 - BFN
Took a break until the spring to begin IVF -
June 1 - Started BCPs
June 24 - Start stimming....75iu meopur, 75iu puregon
June 27- (moved up to 100iu of puregon)
June 29 (moved up to 150 iu of puregon)
July 1 - scan...6-10 follicles expected on ER day
July 3 - last day of stimming, HCG trigger
July 5 - ER.....8 Retrived, 5 mature, 5 fertilized
July 7 - 5 embryos
July 8 - ET (2, grade 1 embryos transferred), 3 embryos to be frozen (1 - grade 1, 2 - grade 2)
July 22 - BFP!!!
July 24 - Beta repeated - numbers doubling....fingers crossed for a healthy pregnancy!!
Posted 20 May 2013 - 02:24 PM
I respond well to clomid too, but not as much as you do. I make usually 3-4 mature follicles on 100mg. My RE said that we will do low dose injectables to ensure that I don't over stimulate. Good Luck to you!
TTC #2 since the birth of our DD in 2006
10 IUI's done from 2011-2013
Three BFP's turned into one ectopic and two chemicals
IVF treatment had been officially offered and accepted...but...
Instead of CD1 to start stims, I got a miracle, natural
Due May 12, 2014 - Due date changed to May 8th based on ultrasound
Stick, miracle baby, stick!
Beta #1, 15dpo, 230
Beta #2, 17dpo, 595
Beta #3, 22dpo, 2642
Beta #4, 29dpo, 12,401
U/S #1 @ 5 weeks 3 days - yolk and gestational sac measuring perfectly
U/S #2 @ 7 weeks 4 days - baby growing and a heart rate 168bpm! Yay!
U/S #3 @8 weeks 6 days - quick peek due to shoulder pain, baby on track and wiggling around
U/S#4 @12 weeks 2 days - N/T normal, baby measured 12 weeks 6 days
U/S #5@19 weeks 1 day - anatomy scan, baby looks great, gender not revealed
U/s#6@25 weeks 1 day - growth check, everything is good, baby measured 25 + 3 in some measurements