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  1. My Journey of Faith!
    ... for the beginning. Then I will take Lupron:( and Gonal-F . I am worried because the Lupron suppresses the ovaries...

  2. Hotmama
    ... clomid cycle:( 01/04/08-------4th IUI with 5 days Gonal-f injections:( 01/31/08-------5th IUI with 6 days of ... Gonal-f injections Low calorie foods, decaffeinated green...

  3. Our IF Journey
    ... follicles did not grow:(. Dec 2007 - BCP Jan 2008 - Gonal-F with femara and timed BDing - Chemical Pg - BFN Feb ... 2008 - Gonal-F with femara and timed BDing....... BFP Thanks...

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  1. Our Infertility Story
    ... follicles did not grow. Dec 2007 - BCP Jan 2008 - Gonal-F with femara and timed BDing - Chemical Pg - BFN Feb ... 2008 - Gonal-F with femara and timed BDing....... BFP I am currently...

  2. Pregnancy after Infertility ~~~~~The Emotional Journey
    ... 3rd IUI :( 01/04/08-------4th IUI with 5 days Gonal-f injections:( 01/31/08-------5th IUI with 6 days ... of Gonal-f injections 02/10/08--------Implantation spotting...

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  1. husband had urologist apt today - doesnt look good
    ... 5 times this year!!! Four with Clomid and one with Gonal-F injectible. Trust me, I would not want to go extreme...

  2. Gonal-F verses Follistim?? Is one better than the other?
    ... My friend is a nurse for a RE and insisted I use Gonal-F and not Braville. Gonal-F is more expensive and it...

  3. My husband had his sperm checked for the second time
    ... I got 5 BFN from IUI!!!! ;o( 4 with Clomid, 1 with Gonal-F injectibles...DH's count is about 10~20, motility...

  4. My belly hurt after IUI... is it normal?
    ... I did IUI this morning (I had Gonal-F injectibles this month), and my belly really hurt...

  5. has anybody ever taking FEMARA-advice needed
    ... I also have PCOS with Insulin resistence. I was on Gonal-F injections and femara in Feb and I am currently 33...

  6. Cycle buddy needed! CD1 might be 09/10/08; Gonal-F Injectible
    ... Hi, I'm CD 2 today with my first ever IVF and Gonal-F injections. I would love to be cycle buddies with ... you, or anyone else know if you have to prime the Gonal-F Pen before each use or just the 1st use of each pen...
    ... Hi, I had my 2nd Gonal-F injection today and have blood work tomorrow, but...

  7. Do Injections Work Better With An Iui?
    ... HCG trigger shots!!! I Love them!!!! I am going for Gonal-F injectable with IUI next month, my insurance company...

  8. gonal-f
    ... Braville. I think they probably are both good...but Gonal-F worked for me on my first IVF.:)...

  9. September 2008 Cycles
    ... almost 2 years, no success... :o( I am going to try Gonal-F in Sept, wish me good luck please! :o)...

  10. British Study - clomid and IUI no better for you than falling pregnant naturally
    ... treatment?? IVF?? I am going to try injectibles: Gonal-F (probably with IUI too) next month. Will that be a...

  11. Ladies, I need your opinions! Which injectible should I get?
    ... insurance company to see which brand that they cover, Gonal-F , Follistim, or Bravelle. Before checking with them...
    ... Hi Coco, after 5 cycles of clomid, I did Gonal-f injections and after 3 cycles I got my BFP and I'll...
    ... I hope that my insurance company will cover either Gonal-f or Follistim. I heard that Follistim is stronger than ... Gonal-f , do you guys know if it's true? Charlene, I will...

  12. lupron and bravelle 150 Injectables
    ... what it turned out to be. I was on Follistim (same as Gonal-F ) and Menopur, when it was cancelled due to low response...

  13. Anyone else stimming for IVF? Cycle Buddy needed!
    ... could mix the shot with the other shots - I was taking Gonal-f , Menupur and I could add all of the shots in menupur...

  14. IUI - Follistim & Ovadril
    ... also ended in m/c @ 9 weeks. I then moved onto the Gonal-f injections (same as follistim) and Ovidrell. We did...
    ... also ended in m/c @ 9 weeks. I then moved onto the Gonal-f injections (same as follistim) and Ovidrell. We did...

  15. Charlene & Others: questions for you..
    ... PCOS. I then changed dr's and went on injectables ( Gonal-F ) with Femara and timed BDing. I was being monitored...
    ... pregnancy. I started the femara on cd 3 as well as the Gonal-F I was on a low dosage 37.5 the one day and 75IU the...

  16. when to test...pregnyl 5000iu
    ... shot I am 1 day away from being 21 weeks. I was on Gonal-F injections and Femara with timed intercourse after...

  17. Clomid metformin and whats HGC?
    ... put on metfomin 1750mg per day. I then moved on to Gonal-F injections and Femara combination with HCG for trigger...

  18. Anyone done FEMARA?
    ... welcome to the boards. I did 2 cycles on Femara and Gonal-F injections combined, I had no side effects from the...

  19. May/June Cycles
    ... to me while I'm hugging my plush bunny. :) How is Gonal-F treating you? Were you on Follistim with your first ... time doesnt work for me, I would like to change to Gonal-F . Hazel, just a few more days for you and its starting...

  20. Kari's cycle
    ... it's similar to menopur) and pure FSH (follistim / gonal-F ). Well since I responded much like someone who has...
    ... myself! And wow! So you are only starting at 100 of gonal-F ! Man, that is great! I mentioned on the other thread...

  21. shortage of HCG injections
    ... ideas, I did try. I have one 'ovidrel' box, and some gonal-f -- the pharmacy won't take it back, and the RE's office...

  22. Anyone else using injectable drugs with IUI
    ... the med you are taking. I took the same as Kelley ( Gonal-F and ovidrel HCG trigger shot). But I am sure that...

  23. March/April Cycles
    ... your thigh, bum or tummy? It's good that you've used gonal-f before. I always find starting a new type of injection...

  24. The most painful ovulation, 7 eggs!
    ... you've got a pretty good chance to me!!! I was on gonal-f , which is apparently the same thing basically and...

  25. Ladies, here's my most awaited result----BFP !!!!!
    ... IUI's total with 3 cycles of clomid and 2 cycles of Gonal-f injectables. After 3 failed IUI's I urged to have...

  26. April - 2 Weeks till Lupron!
    ... like a pro. :) I'm glad to hear you get to use the gonal-f instead & save yourself some money. Every little...
    ... fantastic your nurse agreed to switch you over to the gonal-F . The follistim and gonal-F are the most expensive ... a strong stim that I used in conjunction with the gonal-F ... and it was brutal (I hope you aren't using this...

  27. Feeling a little discouraged, but things are moving along
    ... is exactly what will help you get your BFP. I used gonal-f , which my nurse said is the exact same medication...
    ... are one step closer to you BFP. I have been on Gonal-F (which like Kelley said is the same as follistim)...

  28. Injectibles - What exactly does it involve...
    ... but my office started me on the injections (I used gonal-f ) on day 3, and continued them until it was time to...

  29. 5th IUI today 1/31/08
    ... Just an update. I had my 5th IUI today with Gonal-f injections. I started a dose of 150 units, then 150...

  30. Iui?
    ... not as great as when I was still in my 20's. Im on Gonal-f injections now which is according to my RE is more...

  31. IVF Meds
    ... from the manufacturer (soreno). I know they make Gonal-F and maybe Lupron?...
    ... around) but like April, my first IVF try was with Gonal-F and my second with Follistim. BTW, April, I think ... My NP told me that follistim is a bit stronger than gonal-F . Not sure if that helps, but I think there's a chance ... doctor might work with you if you want to stay with gonal-F because it's more affordable. I'd def let them know...

  32. IUI w/injectibles questions...
    ... 250-$350 each time. Beta is $110 My RE prescribes Gonal-f RFF Pen and it comes in 300 units pen, 450 units and ... full time job and either late or absent to work) Gonal-f RFF pen 300 units in walgreens cost like $314 and...

  33. I'm back:)
    ... rooting for it! It's good you are going to be put on gonal-F ... my first cycle when I overstimmed I was on gonal...

  34. Cycle # 6
    ... called (she isn't too friendly) and I start back with gonal-f tonight. They want the shots to be done between 6...

  35. Insurance Providers that covers Fertility Treatments in USA
    ... for anything in [COLOR="Red"]United Health Care. Gonal-f RFF Pen 300 IU cost $219 in freedom drug online pharmacy...

  36. Can you still ovulate while taking follistim but not trigger?
    ... You can ovulate without trigger. My last cycle on Gonal-F (same as follistim) My cycle was cancelled because...

  37. FET - Take Two!
    ... lupron, will go down to 5 I think when I start the Gonal-F pen. As for your clot, I've passed those on occasion...

  38. 1st Appointment for 2008 - Off to a good start
    ... look good (bearing in mind PCOS). He has given me Gonal-F which I have to start injecting this evening cd2 and ... which I must take as from tomorrow morning cd3. The Gonal-F dose is 37.5iu till cd6 and on cd7 increase dose to...

  39. Got FET calendar - not happy
    ... It's so true, lol... first clomid... now I'm on gonal-f , and looking towards IVF, lol. Anyway, I hope...

  40. 4th IUI today 1/4/08 now the 2WW
    ... 24 hrs. This is also my first time on injectables ( Gonal-f ) so we'll see. The nurse who did my 1st, 2nd and ... 11, 10.5, 10.5 3rd IUI 12/09/07 beta 12/24/07:( Gonal-f dose 150, 150, 75, 75,75 folliest 20, 15.5, 15.5...
    ... today. If AF arrives, I will be on my 2nd cycle of Gonal-f . Im still very hopeful that it will be BFP this year...
    ... and if everything is fine, will do another round of Gonal-f injections. My RE is considering 3 rounds before moving...

  41. Kelley
    ... ! I had a feeling this was going to happen. The gonal-f wreaked havoc on my ovaries - I have TONS of cysts...
    ... with DH at home - they want me to do 112.5 of the gonal-f injections each night and go back in Wednesday for...
    ... Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations) As for Gonal-f , we dont really know how they dose the medication...

  42. 3rd IUI
    ... Last cycle was my first with injectables ( gonal-f as well) and I produced 2 dominant follicles (18 mm...
    ... Yes, I started on 150 units of Gonal-f pen tonight. I have self injected an ovidrel before...

  43. Update - IUI
    ... heard from the nurse. I have one more night of the gonal-f , they reduced the dose a bit for tonight. The nurse...

  44. Good Luck Kelley......
    ... Everything came back fine - but they increased the gonal-f dose from 75 to 150 (anyone have any clue if this...
    ... instructions, no advice, and they didn't change the gonal-f dose again - they kept it the same for tonight and...

  45. Beta Results
    ... the month and in January we will start with another Gonal-F injectable cycle with Femara. Which I think we will...

  46. Appointment Update
    ... when AF starts I will start with the a higher dose of Gonal-F and Femara. I am so glad I have found an OB/GYN that...

  47. AF - Not sure??
    ... b/w was fine. Will be starting tonight with 75 IU gonal-f injections (today, tomorrow, Weds and Thurs) and then...
    ... glad DH could help out. Remember I have just done a Gonal-F cycle and I did all injections myself, but you a definatly...
    ... vial and inject in my stomach or leg just like the gonal-f . We'll see if I get brave enough beforehand, or DH...

  48. Nauseous with Gonal F?
    ... wish I could help you, but I'll just be starting with Gonal-F as soon as AF comes. I do work with someone who had...
    ... Hi April, I can't help either as I never used gonal-f before (I used follistim). I just wanted to say I...
    ... related to them. But I didn't have any trouble with the gonal-F or with Follistim. I do get lurpon headaches, but...
    ... Hi ladies! You know, as I've decreased my Gonal-F , I've started to feel better. Yesterday I was feeling...

  49. My cycle has begun
    ... What dose are you using? I'm not sure if Follistim & Gonal-F are the same dosage wise. Hope you had a good weekend...
    ... lowest dose to start off with I'm on 37,5 iu, I think Gonal-f is a little stronger than Follistim. I used to react...

  50. New Cycle w/ Injectables
    ... sisters as this will be my first time using injectables ( Gonal-f ) so it will be good to have someone on the same cycle...

  51. 1st Appointment with new GYN
    ... try get her to start sooner:D . I will be starting Gonal-F injections, I think it is the same as follitism, but...
    ... try get her to start sooner:D . I will be starting Gonal-F injections, I think it is the same as follitism, but...
    ... forget about ttc and have fun.:D At least now on the Gonal-f the GYN can tell us exactly when my follicle/s will...

  52. No O this cycle???
    ... it is time to move onto bigger things. I start my Gonal-f Injections as soon as AF arrives at the end of this...

  53. Newbie-length of IVF cycle?
    ... office said it would be more like 2 weeks), started gonal-f on the night of day 4, and now I am on day 13 of my ... cycle/day 10 of taking the gonal-f . My dr office says I am progressing slowly and they ... normally long? I am assuming upping my dosage of gonal-f is supposed to speed things along. Being that this...

  54. IUI Oct. 2/3...where r my cycle sisters???
    ... self inject also). I've used the pen before with gonal-F , but the follistim definitely seems to work a bit ... shot itself will be equally as easy as it was with gonal-F . My advice is to not think about the actual injection...
    ... during an IVF cycle), I really think the follistim and gonal-F pen needles are far more painless and easy to use...

  55. Cost of Injectibles???
    ... Hi Kia. My Gonal-F or Follistim cost around $2,500 for a cycle. Keep...

  56. Step after Clomid????
    ... with poor motility/mobility and me with PCOS. I used Gonal-F and Follistim. My one and only BFP was on Follistim ... , but I did have a good response on Gonal-F as well. Amy...
    ... work I moved on to injectables. I have used Bravelle, Gonal-F and Follistim. They all produced about the same amount...

  57. Got RE appointment next week
    ... uterus are in a good condition. He has given me the Gonal-f injections to take for two cycles whilst being monitored...

  58. O test at 0.6
    ... told me not to take any more clomid and suggested Gonal-F injections to induce ovulation. I have replied to ... It sounds like a better option. Has anyone had Gonal-F injections? I am feeling much more hopeful now...
    ... but that sounds pretty quick to me...I've never used gonal-f either, but I did use follistim, and I hear they are...

  59. Iui #2
    ... worked up to 70mil. I got preg. with 2nd IUI (clomid, gonal-f and ovidrel) but m/c at 7 week. I finally got preg...

  60. Mady
    ... cause I've heard that it burns... last time I did gonal-F and it was totally fine. I hear they are basically...
    ... a little no big deal. You are right you can take Gonal-F or Follistim the doctors don't care. I picked follistim...

  61. Sept/Oct IVF
    ... said she prob can only get me follistim instead of gonal-F , and although I've heard they are basically the same...
    ... that RE's see very often. And I started off on 225 gonal-F w/ 75 repronex for 2 days. Went up to 300 units for...
    ... separate for you? I had taken repronex in the a.m. and gonal-F in the p.m. But I think you said you got to mix yours...
    ... tomorrow with 50 of follistim in the am and 150 of gonal-F in the PM. So if it's not FSH, I'm wondering then...
    ... follistim and it was very easy. I'll be doing 150 of gonal-F tonite... I already know what that's like so I expect...
    ... insight. I started lupron Sept 10th, started gonal-f night of Sept 27th. I have not been progressing as ... they are trying to stall me. They said to hold off on gonal-f injections until after another u/s and blood work...

  62. Introductions
    ... follicle 22.5cm 15 11 10.5 10.5 3rd IUI 12/09/07 BFN:( Gonal-f follies 18 14 13 13 12.5 11 9.5 8 IUI either 1/5...

  63. IUI question
    ... Then last month I try the FSH treatment using Lupron, Gonal-F , Ovidrel and IUI that was unsuccessful as well. I...

  64. August IVF
    ... b-day present. CBB- I start my stims tonight. Gonal-F . Good Luck Girls! I know I asked this already...
    ... hope its the birthday surprise you need. I didn't use gonal-f , but I used repronex and follistim. Your cycle sounds...
    ... also heard Poweraide helps. I start reducing my Gonal-F from 300 units to 150 and adding Menopur tonight!...
    ... for the last IVF, my lining was 8, and i started my gonal-f last night. miracle of all miracles, it didn't sting ... about that. so i do lupron 10 units in the morning and gonal-f 300 units in the evening. and go back tuesday for...
    ... progress, slow and steady it is. i am so digging the gonal-f . love it! no pain, no stinging, it's so much better...
    ... taste of what you're dealing with. I'm so glad the gonal-f is treating you well and things are moving along!...
    ... time and he said ok. so now i am doing 375 units of Gonal-F every night. i said let's get this party started in...
    ... right terms). They want me to do my last round of Gonal-F and Menopur and I started my antibiodics. I have an...

  65. question for ivf girls
    ... Hi Tammy, I didn't use Gonal-F , but they increased my meds mid cycle. Its good your...
    ... hard enough, isn't it? Well I took b/t 225 and 300 gonal-F for the first five days each evening, coupled with ... sometimes he has patients taking 600 per day of the gonal-F . I'm sure your doctor is monitoring you properly...
    ... I have not started my meds but will Sat. When I do Gonal-F I start with 300 units for two days and 150 units...
    ... may want to ask your doc's office if they have any Gonal-F that has been donated from other patients after a...
    ... pharmasutical rep if he would sponsor me. He gave me my Gonal-F for free. The other meds I had to pay for. It came...

  66. Sick to My Tummy....
    ... I will take Dexamethasone and Lupron. 8/14 " " " " Gonal-F and Folic Acid. 8/16 I take same as above and add...
    ... cycle for my IVF. I have always taken the lupron, gonal-f /follistim/bravelle, HCG shot, crinone, and PIO shots ... bathroom closet. one drawer for pre-e/r meds (lupron, gonal-f , HCG, doxycycline, zofran), one drawer for post-e...

  67. Has anyone done Donor Insemination?
    ... two cycles with donor. Both with injectables (one Gonal-F , one Follistim, both with trigger). After the first...

  68. New to IVF!
    ... during my first recent IVF cycle. I really liked the gonal-F pen. It was so easy to use and I had no burning from...
    ... i have another question regarding stimulation. The gonal-f helps to produce follicles, but how do we know that...

  69. Prometrium ~ side effects
    ... could be just because I was on different meds (Lupron, Gonal-F , Ovidrel). My doctor has instructed me to take Crinone...

  70. Has anyone used Gonal-f?
    ... Hi there, I am currently on Gonal-F doing the FSH treatment + an IUI. Fortunately, I ... read many infertilty couples have much success with Gonal-F ... wish you all the best!...
    ... what does gonal-f do?...
    ... on fourth) Once you have had yur ultrasound then Gonal-F is introduce. You continue to take the Lupron. Lupron ... hormones from releasing your eggs as they mature with the Gonal-F . While on the medications depending on your doctor...
    ... Hi! I lurk here often. I used gonal-f and repronex and micro-dose lupron. Two successful...
    ... I haven't used Gonal-f , but I did use Follistim & on my third cycle of it...


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