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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Follistim Injection.

Overall User Ratings

18 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

1-5 of 7 Next»
Condition: Ovary Follicle Stimulation for Assisted Fertility Procedures
4/24/2014 9:51:35 PM

Reviewer: DB, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I tried this medication for the first time this month and was planning to do IUI. However; on day 9 of my cycle, the medicine caused me to ovulate early (doctor said it happens in 10% of women). Guess, I will have to try again next month.

Condition: Ovary Follicle Stimulation for Assisted Fertility Procedures
8/27/2013 6:21:11 PM

Reviewer: dee, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
First round I developed 14 mature follicles and the second round the RE decreased dose by half and I had 4 mature follicles. We conceived with our first attempt of an IUI. We were VERY pleased

Condition: Ovary Follicle Stimulation for Assisted Fertility Procedures
1/19/2012 3:19:53 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Very easy to use. Have used twice; one successful pregnancy and one miscarriage. Currently using for a third time; hoping for success again.

Condition: Ovary Follicle Stimulation for Assisted Fertility Procedures
10/20/2010 6:20:18 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
We got pregnant the first time we used follistim. U was very happy with it. We have a baby boy.

Condition: Ovary Follicle Stimulation for Assisted Fertility Procedures
9/7/2009 6:11:19 PM

Reviewer: spookenfor, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I used the pen and i didn't like it.It was akward to hold and you had to make sure to write down how much you used and sometime had to do multiple injections to receive proper dosage.I would have much rather used a regular needle and vial.

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