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    Default When do I stop taking Vitex?

    Okay, so went to the doctor the other day and my prog levels for last month were around 36 which is great...I think. (Before our first, they were less than 5).
    Have been taking Vitex and Mega B+ for a few months now, as well as my usual preg. vitamins. Now on clomid this month, but just have the question of when do I need to stop taking the vitex or mega b+? Will stopping the vitex possibly cause my prog. levels to drop?

    If my levels hadn't been that high she was going to give prog support, but will still monitor them if we get a BFP. Last cycle's Luteal phase was only 11days too.

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    Not sure about the vitex but you can continue taking the b vitamins for as long as you like I think...they don't interact with anything as far as I know and they are safe to take during pregnancy. I guess you could stop taking the vitex when you have af or before you start clomid (not sure if you should take both at once). You could also stop vitex after o??

    Eta: not sure about vitex & prog levels...i think vitex acts to improve the first half of your cycle and as a consequence could improve prog? But taking clomid might do the same (if it makes you o better).

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    I have heard you definitely need to stop vitex if you are on clomid as the vitex cancels out clomid working. Double check but I have heard this from a few people now x

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    Quote Originally Posted by bel2466 View Post
    I have heard you definitely need to stop vitex if you are on clomid as the vitex cancels out clomid working. Double check but I have heard this from a few people now x
    Wow - I wish I had known that. Hopefully I haven't wiped out a month. Hadn't heard that at all. It's already CD14 too, so too late for this cycle - should I stop now anyway. Thank you.

    Now I'm crying. I so had my hopes up for this month and hadn't come across anything saying that the two drugs cancel each other out, and of course I didn't think to ask fs the other week as I thought I was only helping my body! What a waste.

    I will post a separate question asking if anyone has fallen even though they took the two together.
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    Try not to stress LT. I would just stop vitex now and carry on TTC as normal. Hopefully you haven't ovulated yet this cycle and vitex may be out of your system by then. Big hugs and you have a + cycle x

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    Don't lose hope Little Ted...everyone reacts differently to vitex & to clomid. Fx for you

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    Thanks guys. I just googled it and it came up everywhere not to take them together. I don't know why I hadn't come across it before. I'm not due to ovulate until Friday, but it only gives like 3 days to go out of my system. Still pretty stressed about it all - I guess I will know in a few weeks time. I had what appeared to be a 2cm corpus luteum last month and should have o'd, but the fs was wary of the quality of my eggs.


 

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