I took Clomid as I have PCOS..for me, the main side effect was not moodiness, but extreme hot flushes and headaches!
Initially my doc prescribed 50mg per day for 5 days (cd 5-9) however this was too much for me, and ended up with constant vaginal bleeding for 2 full cycles not fun at all!
My dosage was then reduced to 25mg per day and luckily it worked straight away! I'm now 13 weeks pregnant 😃
Congrats Nabz, how did you know when you ovulated since you had pcos. i have pcos and irregular periods as well. its so hard timing ovulation. any advice?
I took it for six cycles last year, no luck falling pregnant though. I got hot flushes at night and really bad ovulation pain. I didn't realise at first that I was having hot flushes, I thought the aircon was playing up, kept getting up in the night and turning the temp down!
Dpearl- my cycle was monitored by the FS so I had blood test to check my hormone levels and ultrasounds to check follicle growth and thickness of lining every day or two between cd11 (2 days after last tablet) to cd 19 when it was confirmed I had ovulated... Cost $250 and helped confirm clomid was working effectively, but not too strong dosage to end up with triplets plus. We were dtd all the time anyway, but they were also able to tell me when was the best days based on the results each day.
I am monitored by an FS too but live remotely, so just have a day 21 blood test to confirm O. So jealous of all these scans and things But have gotten pregnant twice on Clomid within 2 cycles, so I like my 7-10 day rule of thumb.
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