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February 17th, 2007, 07:01 PM
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SO, I have read that women trying to conceive on Clomid should not exceed 6 cycles of it's use. However, my question is, what if after 6 cycles, you research as to what else could have been the problem, realized it was something simple like your tubes being blocked and then are no longer able to go back onto Clomid to induce ovulation now that your all clear to conceive???
Or should you look into that after say, 4 attempts with Clomid unsuccesful, so that you have 2 cycles left to work with? Or can you actually exceed this 6 cycles barrier without causing any harm?
I'm very confused about all this... any insight would be nice. Thanks!!!
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February 18th, 2007, 02:36 AM
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Melissa- I was on clomid for 6mths.
They ideally like you to take a break after 3mths but i declined.
I think after 3cycles if you are not pg on clomid, the outlook is not very good.
Your body has got used of it and obviously something should of happened by then etc.
I have heard of some women taking a break after 6mths and then taking clomid again
after a few mths break though. That way the body is shocked again and it has more chance
of working KWIM?

Are you booked in for a HCG? Has DH been tested yet?

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February 18th, 2007, 08:32 AM
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I dont know what could happen after 6 months,but my OB doesnt want me to be on it for more than 4 I have 2 months of 50mg,2 months of 100mg,and then its on to the injections.
I didnt even O on my first month,so I am not optimistic about the next 3
I am more worried about why its not working than being on it for too long kwim?
I also worry more about what they´ll do if nothing makes me O..because after Clomid and injections,what is there left to do?
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February 18th, 2007, 12:15 PM
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I would really get an HSG done before starting anything. I had it done my first medicated cycle to make sure. Like you said, you don't want to spend your time and money only to realize later that you have blocked tubes.
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February 18th, 2007, 02:09 PM
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Clomid is pretty hard on your lining too so after so many months your lining would be too thin for a fertilized egg to implant anyhow.
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