Doctor says I should take Clomid. I am 35. TTC for 12 months. Ovulate day15/16. Regular 28 day cycle. Normal Progesterone. Anything else I should be looking for? Is it okay to try Clomid? Thanks.


Clomid is a relatively safe,

Clomid is a relatively safe, inexpensive first-line medication for infertility.
It might be a good first choice - once your partner's sperm has been checked out. Too many docs start women on medication without knowing where the problem, if any, lies.

So get a sperm sample to the lab, then consider Clomid only after everything checks out ok. At 35, you don't want to spend more than a few months here, plus make sure you're doing everything else right - no smoking, drinking alcohol, taking your prenatals, etc.

If you have PCOS, docs will often add metformin to the clomid, but it doesn't sound as though you do, although you didn't mention your FSH/LH levels, which you may want to have checked anyway.

Good luck!

 
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