Duromine will in effect do the same thing as using VLCD shakes like Optifast as you'll be eating less, thus restricting your calories anyway. As such, I don't think Duromine would adversley affect your egg quality/numbers but Wazza will know about that or if it's contraindicated with any of the other pharmacy of supplements etc he's got you on
I understand you wanting to shift some of the weight Luv, so maybe the Metformin could be a go-er??? Could perhaps try some Xenical too providing there's no contraindication. At least you don't need a prescription for that!!!
I have requested and been refused a double transfer @BIB. Not sure why but at the end of the day my FS must have his reasons and I guess I have to deal with that. We will be doing a fresh transfer of course (), and any embies that make it to Day 5 would be frozen. But the ones not of good enough quality to freeze would probably perish. That makes me sad and whilst I could probably talk my FS into a double transfer that brings with it the risk of twins. Not to sound ungrateful but two for the price of one was not in our game plan! No, my point is more that the Day 5 frosties would not be tested prior to being frozen, and once transferred their survival would be in the lap of the Gods. I think I prefer that to testing and just destroying the whole lot if they don't pass muster.
The risk of twins at our age using our own eggs are negligible and I have to be honest and say that any FS or Clinic that don't allow women who are over 40 to have a double transfer with untested embryo's if requested are only interested in revenue raising IMO.
Blossom74 our FS#1 refused a double for me under any circumstances (mind you given the protocol he used the chances of us having even one decent embie was bugger all). FS#2 on the other hand decided that 3 with OE is clinically indicated for us (5dt) - if they were available. At our age the chances of our own eggs implanting are so slim, I think one is overly conservative, or worse revenue raising.
I thought at 40+ with OE and multiple attempts you actually can demand up to 3? The FS can then refuse to be your Ob/Gyn (but who cares you're pregnant!!!) and chances are you'll only end up with a singleton anyway. If you want to transfer more than one I'd lobby your FS and take in some stats. From memory a DET, with eggs from women under 35 or PGD normals*, increases the chance of pregnancy by 5% and chance of multiples by 50%, but that 50% is off such a slim base - it's a handful of pregnancies. When PDG normals fail and good graded embies turn out to be abnormal, we know the reality of the odds.
Last edited by Gagingi; 21-12-2015 at 00:12. Reason: * clarify stats
Whilst Duromine is calorie restricting, I feel that at least you eat real food, whereas with the shakes they are so full of chemicals that that doesn't seem good for little eggies. I'll ask Wazza's office.
Last edited by Gagingi; 20-12-2015 at 18:06.
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