Does IVF meds cause discharge?
SIDE EFFECTS OF GONADOTROPINS Some women taking gonadotropins report breast tenderness and engorgement, headaches, insomnia, mood changes, bloating, and increased vaginal discharge.
Is it normal to bleed during IVF stimulation?
Is this normal? Yes, bleeding or spotting is the desired condition prior to IVF stimulation. Absence of bleeding may occur and should be brought to the attention of the medical staff prior to your baseline ultrasound.
What are the side effects of follistim?
Headache, stomach pain, bloating, redness/pain at the injection site, or breast tenderness/pain may occur. If any of these effects last or get worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Can Gonal F cause spotting?
Do not worry if you have some ‘break- through’ bleeding if you are on a stimulation regimen using the contraceptive pill. This will not affect your response to the hormones later used to stimulate the ovaries. It is also common to still have some bleeding when you start Gonal F, Puregon or Menopur.
Is follistim the same as Gonal F?
Follistim®, Gonal F, Gonal-F RFF Pen, Follistim AQ Pen, Bravelle and FSH are the same drug. Ovidrel, Novarel, Pregnyl, and hCG are all the same drug.
Why is there white discharge after embryo transfer?
If you experience more vaginal discharge than normal following the seven days after your embryo transfer, look for a white, slightly odorus vaginal discharge. This can indicate the transfer was a success and you’re pregnant!
How long does spotting last after IVF?
Such spotting after embryo transfer usually occurs 7-10 days post transfer. This is usually self-limiting, lasts for 3-5 days. This is an early sign of pregnancy. This is sometimes associated with slight cramping, nausea, breast tenderness.
Does bleeding mean IVF has failed?
Vaginal bleeding is a symptom that does not necessarily imply treatment failure. In fact, it may even indicate that implantation has occurred. This is called embryo implantation bleeding.
Can Follistim cause spotting?
Vaginal bleeding that is not normal. Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) is a severe side effect that may happen in some women who use Follistim AQ (follitropin beta).
Is Follistim an estrogen?
Gonal-F and Follistim were the latest market entries and both are pure FSH produced using genetic recombinant technologies. They are identical to the FSH produced by the body and notably contain no LH. LH is required for adequate estrogen production and endometrial development.
How many days do you take Follistim?
The dosing scheme is stepwise and is individualized for each woman [see Clinical Studies]. A starting daily dose of 50 international units of Follistim AQ Cartridge is administered subcutaneously daily for at least the first 7 days. Subsequent dosage adjustments are made at weekly intervals based upon ovarian response.
What are the side effects of Follistim AQ?
Follistim AQ is also used to stimulate the development of multiple eggs for in vitro fertilization, and can be used by men to increase the production of sperm. Common side effects of Follistim AQ include headache, stomach pain, bloating, nausea, injection site reactions (redness, pain, bruising, or irritation),…
What are the side effects of follicle stimulating hormone?
Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Stop taking follicle stimulating hormone and get emergency help immediately if any of the following effects occur: Abdominal pain (severe), nausea, vomiting, and weight gain (rapid)
Why do I have spotting after menopause?
Most Common Cause A lack of estrogen is the most common cause of postmenopausal spotting in women not taking hormone therapy. Estrogen production drops to a low level after menopause, causing the tissues of both the vagina and uterus to become dry, thin and fragile. This is known as atrophy and can lead to bleeding.
When should I stop taking follicle stimulating hormone (FSH)?
Stop taking follicle stimulating hormone and get emergency help immediately if any of the following effects occur: Abdominal pain (severe), nausea, vomiting, and weight gain (rapid)