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Condition: Infertility associated with the Lack of Ovulation
7/19/2010 7:56:47 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am on day 7 of injections. I tried Clomid twice and ended up hospitalized due to softball sized cysts on both ovaries, so i am a bit worried this medication will do the same :/ So far it has been ok since with this medication they monitor you much closer. My only complaint is that i have had horrible cramps ever since shot 1 and i feel as if i have to walk very gingerly.

Condition: Infertility associated with the Lack of Ovulation
10/20/2009 4:27:39 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My husband & I have been TTC for two years now. I started the gonal-f injections five days ago. They have not been that bad. I don't feel like a "crazy person" like I did when I was taking the clomid. I had one dominant folicle on my ultrasound today so I'm excited by that!

Condition: Infertility associated with the Lack of Ovulation
10/20/2009 11:43:25 AM

Reviewer: sentfromheaven, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am here to follow up I was one of the first reviews on the drug and like the other person said it can be quite costly even if you have some type of insurance coverage. The first time I took the drug I ovulated but my ovulation level was a 6 which the doctor wanted it to be a 12 or higher we tried it again and I had a a lot of large follicles and I ovulated at a 17.3 but I'm not pregnant I st ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Infertility associated with the Lack of Ovulation
10/2/2009 8:20:08 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started using gonal f about a week ago to help me concieve and thus far everything has been great I have way more follicles then most patients and there're at a great size so like most of the reviewers im excited to see where this leads me. My husband and I have been try to have a baby for quite sometime and have not been successful,gonal f is worth a try from what I can see, but what import ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Infertility associated with the Lack of Ovulation
9/10/2009 3:17:48 PM

Reviewer: SentfromHeaven, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Okay I am here to follow up. It has been a few weeks and I went back to have my progesterone level taking on 08/31/09 and the doctor called me back and told me that I ovulated but it was low it was only a 6 where they like it to be a 12 or higher. She said it was still a chance I could be pregnant and that I should take a pregnancy test on 09/10/09. Everybody kept calling and asking me if I felt l ... Show Full Comment

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