Progesterone – the key facts for IVF patients

Progesterone – the key facts for IVF patients

Progesterone: IVF patients know it well. Why? Because progesterone support is essential for getting, and staying, pregnant after fertility treatment. But some progesterone products work better than others. Some have side effects. Others are fiddly. A few are expensive. So here’s the lowdown on the role of progesterone during IVF – and the best way to take it.

The reason IVF patients need extra progesterone is purely chemical. After natural ovulation, the follicle that contained your egg turns into the corpus luteum. This is the trigger for progesterone, which makes your womb lining super-ready for the fertilised embryo.

But IVF isn’t natural. Your FSH injections produce multiple follicles. More medication (e.g. Cetrotide) puts the brakes on ovulation. Your trigger shot (e.g. Ovitrelle) take those brakes off and your eggs are released and retrieved. In short, IVF disrupts your natural progesterone function. So you need lots more of it. Progesterone facilitates implantation and safeguards your ongoing pregnancy.

Progesterone supplements aren’t only for IVF with your own eggs. Donor-egg recipients need them too. In donor-egg treatment, your ovaries are down-regulated. (If you’ve got premature ovarian failure, they’ll have stopped of their own accord.) With your ovaries out of the picture, progesterone support is key. One or two missed dose could spell disaster in those early weeks.

Frozen embryo transfers (FETs) use progesterone too. FET patients won’t need a down-regulation injection, but the high dosage of estrogen still shuts off your ovarian function. Even in a natural-cycle FET (i.e. no estrogen support) your endometrium need some added progesterone. Your placenta then takes over the progesterone role from when you’re eight weeks’ pregnant.

Up until recently, you could take your progesterone three ways: orally, vaginally or intramuscularly. Now there’s a fourth way: subcutaneous application. Each has its pros and cons, but oral and vaginal use is the most common.

Oral pills (e.g. Utrogestan) are okay, but they can cause sedative and nauseous side effects. Most clinics warn against oral use. Best to take your Utrogestan vaginally. They’re less messy than gels and pessaries, and even if your product information is silent on vaginal application, you can still take them that way. Utrogestan is also the easiest form of progesterone to adjust dosage.

Vaginal progesterone, in the form of gel (Crinone) or pessaries (Cyclogest), is often considered more effective. Like the vaginal Utrogestan, they’re readily absorbed into the uterus, bypassing the liver, so you may feel more yourself. As a general rule, patients don’t really like vaginal insertion. But a 2019 study found that Crinone was more beneficial than intramuscular progesterone injections during FETs. This surprised us. A contrasting study in 2018 found injections were best.

We agree. Our favourite form of progesterone, taken by less than 10 per cent of fertility patients, is the intramuscular injection (e.g. Gestone, Prontogest, Agolutin). Absorbed slowly and evenly by the body, this oil-based product is still a safe bet. It can be good at limiting light spotting and bleeding in early pregnancy. One shot and you’re done for the day.

But what if your partner’s not at home to administer each one, daily, deep into your buttock? A daily trip to the local nurse is a bind. So is asking Noreen from next door. Despite its great credentials, intramuscular progesterone may not be everyone’s cup of tea. Also, using it as a supplement to vaginal progesterone after an FET does not improve ongoing pregnancy rates.

Last, but certainly not least, are subcutaneous progesterone injections (e.g .Prolutex and Lubion). They’re not intramuscular, so you can do it yourself. You might get fewer skin reactions. And a simple injection into your lower abdomen each day may be preferable to staying horizontal for 30 minutes after vaginal progesterone. But be warned: Lubion and Prolutex are quite expensive.

So that’s our summary of progesterone application during IVF. Whichever one you choose, don’t miss a single dose. Your baby needs progesterone more than you think.

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93 Comments
  • Neil
    Posted at 23:37h, 13 December Reply

    Fantastic site. A few minutes reading / watching the videos answered all our questions. Thank you.

  • Neil
    Posted at 23:37h, 13 December Reply

    Fantastic site. A few minutes reading / watching the videos answered all our questions. Thank you.

  • RichC
    Posted at 15:37h, 22 July Reply

    great site. easy to read.
    One thing … you mention PROLUTEX subcutaneous progesterone . it’s not called that in UK .
    in the UK it is called LUBION

  • RichC
    Posted at 15:37h, 22 July Reply

    great site. easy to read.
    One thing … you mention PROLUTEX subcutaneous progesterone . it’s not called that in UK .
    in the UK it is called LUBION

  • Nancy
    Posted at 14:59h, 06 August Reply

    Hi. Thanks for the info. Due to a mix-up at my clinic, I have been using a 1/2″ needle for my PIO injections from 5 days prior to FET (suppression cycle) until the mistake was realized and corrected 3.5 days after FET. Will any of that PIO have made it to where it needs to be, or did I just blow my one and only chance at pregnancy? I am a thin and muscular person, if that helps. Thanks.

  • Nancy
    Posted at 14:59h, 06 August Reply

    Hi. Thanks for the info. Due to a mix-up at my clinic, I have been using a 1/2″ needle for my PIO injections from 5 days prior to FET (suppression cycle) until the mistake was realized and corrected 3.5 days after FET. Will any of that PIO have made it to where it needs to be, or did I just blow my one and only chance at pregnancy? I am a thin and muscular person, if that helps. Thanks.

    • Kristin Anderson
      Posted at 02:37h, 21 September Reply

      Hi Nancy. Did you get a reply to this question? We just experienced the same thing.

  • Irinita
    Posted at 10:01h, 13 October Reply

    Has anybody used prontogest and crinone at the same time? I had two previous transfers and used only prontogest (one injection per day). Both pregnancies ended in a miscarriage. I’ve now had another transfer and I’ve been checking my beta hcg since day 10 of the transfer and it is doubling as required. I had some cramping and some spotting about 5 days before my scheduled period (which is due on 14.10). I’m very anxious that not having enough progesterone in my body, I may start the period and the pregnancy will be expelled. I asked my doctor if I could add crinone in addition to prontogest but had no definitive answer… I was told that additional dosage of progesterone will not harm the baby. I am very keen to do everything to stop the uterus contractions so that a healthy pregnancy proceeds.

    • Marianna
      Posted at 15:47h, 28 October Reply

      Yes, actually I was on a triple progesterone support – gel, injection and pills.

  • Irinita
    Posted at 10:01h, 13 October Reply

    Has anybody used prontogest and crinone at the same time? I had two previous transfers and used only prontogest (one injection per day). Both pregnancies ended in a miscarriage. I’ve now had another transfer and I’ve been checking my beta hcg since day 10 of the transfer and it is doubling as required. I had some cramping and some spotting about 5 days before my scheduled period (which is due on 14.10). I’m very anxious that not having enough progesterone in my body, I may start the period and the pregnancy will be expelled. I asked my doctor if I could add crinone in addition to prontogest but had no definitive answer… I was told that additional dosage of progesterone will not harm the baby. I am very keen to do everything to stop the uterus contractions so that a healthy pregnancy proceeds.

    • Marianna
      Posted at 15:47h, 28 October Reply

      Yes, actually I was on a triple progesterone support – gel, injection and pills.

  • Collette
    Posted at 01:00h, 29 October Reply

    Can pessaries hurt the baby if you do 2 at once as my Dr told me to use 2 at night and iv just found out the should not be taken that way please tell me have I hurt my baby

  • Collette
    Posted at 01:00h, 29 October Reply

    Can pessaries hurt the baby if you do 2 at once as my Dr told me to use 2 at night and iv just found out the should not be taken that way please tell me have I hurt my baby

  • Jenny
    Posted at 16:31h, 28 November Reply

    Marianna, how far along are you pls.

  • Jenny
    Posted at 16:31h, 28 November Reply

    Marianna, how far along are you pls.

  • Jenny
    Posted at 21:21h, 02 December Reply

    I’ll be going for ET in a week’s time. My hospital normally administers cyclogest few days before ET and continues after the transfer. My last procedure failed.Having heard so much about progesterone injections, am considering giving it a try. My question now is this: Has anyone started with cyclogest and later switched over to progesterone injection or can one do the two at the same time just to maximize success.

  • Jenny
    Posted at 21:21h, 02 December Reply

    I’ll be going for ET in a week’s time. My hospital normally administers cyclogest few days before ET and continues after the transfer. My last procedure failed.Having heard so much about progesterone injections, am considering giving it a try. My question now is this: Has anyone started with cyclogest and later switched over to progesterone injection or can one do the two at the same time just to maximize success.

  • lara
    Posted at 22:58h, 03 December Reply

    I have a question. I am first time ivf.one egg. It was the 13th day post transfer when i saw blood when cleaning myself on the toilet. I have had brownish discarg for 2 days.each day a bit more. In the afternoon after estima i got brownish spotting again. I am very confused cause its changing from blood to brown. Do you think that my body is lacking of progesterone? I am taking pills into vagina. When i lay down its mostly brown but when i move around i het blood.or its my period and the progesterone is stopping the period to come? Is that possible? My periods or heavy? Changing every hour ussualy,my pads.today is the 14th day and i have blèed a bit but its far from what i would call my period.i jad one pad the whole day.after taking the second progesterone there was brown discarge instead of blood. And when i put in the last pill for today in the vagina my finger was clear.no blood on it like in the morning.i have my blood test tomorrow and i doubt i will get any explenaction from my hospital.i am just a number there.

    • Rezwana Chowdhury
      Posted at 04:30h, 18 April Reply

      What was your result?

  • lara
    Posted at 22:58h, 03 December Reply

    I have a question. I am first time ivf.one egg. It was the 13th day post transfer when i saw blood when cleaning myself on the toilet. I have had brownish discarg for 2 days.each day a bit more. In the afternoon after estima i got brownish spotting again. I am very confused cause its changing from blood to brown. Do you think that my body is lacking of progesterone? I am taking pills into vagina. When i lay down its mostly brown but when i move around i het blood.or its my period and the progesterone is stopping the period to come? Is that possible? My periods or heavy? Changing every hour ussualy,my pads.today is the 14th day and i have blèed a bit but its far from what i would call my period.i jad one pad the whole day.after taking the second progesterone there was brown discarge instead of blood. And when i put in the last pill for today in the vagina my finger was clear.no blood on it like in the morning.i have my blood test tomorrow and i doubt i will get any explenaction from my hospital.i am just a number there.

    • Rezwana Chowdhury
      Posted at 04:30h, 18 April Reply

      What was your result?

  • Taati
    Posted at 08:31h, 17 December Reply

    Hi all, am using utrogestan 200 gel (3 times a day) in the vigina . Am on my 6th day since embroyo tranfer, i see no sign of discharge but my gel comes out quet often?
    Should i be worried

  • Taati
    Posted at 08:31h, 17 December Reply

    Hi all, am using utrogestan 200 gel (3 times a day) in the vigina . Am on my 6th day since embroyo tranfer, i see no sign of discharge but my gel comes out quet often?
    Should i be worried

  • Aru
    Posted at 19:06h, 28 December Reply

    I was supposed to take Utrogestan at 8am and 8pm.. i forgot the night dose and took it an hour late i.e. at 9pm. Will this impact the outcome. This is day 11 post FET

  • Aru
    Posted at 19:06h, 28 December Reply

    I was supposed to take Utrogestan at 8am and 8pm.. i forgot the night dose and took it an hour late i.e. at 9pm. Will this impact the outcome. This is day 11 post FET

  • Maria
    Posted at 10:49h, 11 February Reply

    Thanks for the information. I’m doing IVF -(PGD), and the transfer of the frozen embryos is in three days- Tuesday. I was supposed to start utrogestan one day ago- Friday and I completely forgot. I started today, and I’m taking two in the morning and two at night. Do you think that’s going to ruin my chances of getting pregnant?

  • Maria
    Posted at 10:49h, 11 February Reply

    Thanks for the information. I’m doing IVF -(PGD), and the transfer of the frozen embryos is in three days- Tuesday. I was supposed to start utrogestan one day ago- Friday and I completely forgot. I started today, and I’m taking two in the morning and two at night. Do you think that’s going to ruin my chances of getting pregnant?

  • Liqaa
    Posted at 20:00h, 11 February Reply

    I have done IVF 14 days ago I have done blood test HCG results 35, and from 1st day after the IVF Dr asked me to take below medication on daily basis isn’t too much medication can you tell me that if its okay if i can take it?
    – folic acid 5mg tablet one daily
    – vitamin B6 tablet one daily
    – Cyclogest Suppositories 400 mg vaginal use twice daily
    – Estrofem tablet 2mg twice daily
    – Prednisolone tablets 5 mg 2 tablet twice daily
    – Clexane 4000 injection daily under the skin in the stomach one daily
    – Duphaston 10 mg tablets 3 times daily
    – B12 on daily basis 400iu

  • Liqaa
    Posted at 20:00h, 11 February Reply

    I have done IVF 14 days ago I have done blood test HCG results 35, and from 1st day after the IVF Dr asked me to take below medication on daily basis isn’t too much medication can you tell me that if its okay if i can take it?
    – folic acid 5mg tablet one daily
    – vitamin B6 tablet one daily
    – Cyclogest Suppositories 400 mg vaginal use twice daily
    – Estrofem tablet 2mg twice daily
    – Prednisolone tablets 5 mg 2 tablet twice daily
    – Clexane 4000 injection daily under the skin in the stomach one daily
    – Duphaston 10 mg tablets 3 times daily
    – B12 on daily basis 400iu

  • Sani
    Posted at 14:34h, 30 March Reply

    When do you usually stop the progesterone gel suppositories?

  • Sani
    Posted at 14:34h, 30 March Reply

    When do you usually stop the progesterone gel suppositories?

  • Rg
    Posted at 06:46h, 03 May Reply

    Hello ladies! After 3 embryo transfer I’m on 600mg Utrogestan per day, orally, and a 25mg shot of Prolutex in the morning. (I’m almost 42 years old, and this is our 2nd ivf attempt with my own eggs.) Sometimes I get dizzy for half and hour or so after having taken orally a 200mg pill of Utrogestan, sometimes not. But what worries me is that Prolutex gives me a rash in the chest area. I spoke to my doctor about it and he said that it can’t be from Prolutex, well, I know my body better than that, no allergies so far by any reason, and it can’t be a coincidence that the day I started Prolutext the rash appeared, in both ivf cycles. Anyone with the same reaction?
    I was aslo prescribed Salospir, but after reminding my doctor about my ulcerative colitis case he decided that it’s not necessary to take it or any other drug instead of it. I asked about flaxseed oil, he said no. Any thoughts about that?
    Good luck to everyone!!!

    • Debbie
      Posted at 22:26h, 09 May Reply

      Hey, I’m on 600mg utrogestan vaginally (6dp5dt of our first Donor egg/sperm cycle) and also have a rash on my chest and arm. We had our treatment in Spain and just assumed the rash was prickly heat, but it hasn’t gone away. Could be the utrogestan causing it for us both?!

  • Rg
    Posted at 06:46h, 03 May Reply

    Hello ladies! After 3 embryo transfer I’m on 600mg Utrogestan per day, orally, and a 25mg shot of Prolutex in the morning. (I’m almost 42 years old, and this is our 2nd ivf attempt with my own eggs.) Sometimes I get dizzy for half and hour or so after having taken orally a 200mg pill of Utrogestan, sometimes not. But what worries me is that Prolutex gives me a rash in the chest area. I spoke to my doctor about it and he said that it can’t be from Prolutex, well, I know my body better than that, no allergies so far by any reason, and it can’t be a coincidence that the day I started Prolutext the rash appeared, in both ivf cycles. Anyone with the same reaction?
    I was aslo prescribed Salospir, but after reminding my doctor about my ulcerative colitis case he decided that it’s not necessary to take it or any other drug instead of it. I asked about flaxseed oil, he said no. Any thoughts about that?
    Good luck to everyone!!!

    • Debbie
      Posted at 22:26h, 09 May Reply

      Hey, I’m on 600mg utrogestan vaginally (6dp5dt of our first Donor egg/sperm cycle) and also have a rash on my chest and arm. We had our treatment in Spain and just assumed the rash was prickly heat, but it hasn’t gone away. Could be the utrogestan causing it for us both?!

  • Sadie
    Posted at 21:30h, 10 June Reply

    Hi I had my frozen embryo transfer on the 2nd
    June. I done a home pregnancy test this afternoon and it was negative, I’m devastated.
    Is it possible that it could be wrong as I was impatient and tested two days early!

    This is our 3rd round, first we miscarriaged and second it did not catch. We have put two in this time.

    Feeling so heartbroken right now with life.

    • To Sadie
      Posted at 17:38h, 26 June Reply

      Be strong.

    • Laura
      Posted at 05:56h, 18 August Reply

      It can absolutely be too early to get a positive. What test did you use hun? X

    • Laura
      Posted at 05:57h, 18 August Reply

      So sorry, just seen this is from June x

  • Sadie
    Posted at 21:30h, 10 June Reply

    Hi I had my frozen embryo transfer on the 2nd
    June. I done a home pregnancy test this afternoon and it was negative, I’m devastated.
    Is it possible that it could be wrong as I was impatient and tested two days early!

    This is our 3rd round, first we miscarriaged and second it did not catch. We have put two in this time.

    Feeling so heartbroken right now with life.

    • To Sadie
      Posted at 17:38h, 26 June Reply

      Be strong.

    • Laura
      Posted at 05:56h, 18 August Reply

      It can absolutely be too early to get a positive. What test did you use hun? X

    • Laura
      Posted at 05:57h, 18 August Reply

      So sorry, just seen this is from June x

  • joyous
    Posted at 07:27h, 25 July Reply

    im pregnant from ivf .So what i want to know is how long must i use cyclogest

  • joyous
    Posted at 07:27h, 25 July Reply

    im pregnant from ivf .So what i want to know is how long must i use cyclogest

  • Lynnn
    Posted at 08:04h, 11 October Reply

    Hi I’ve done my fet done October 5 but the thing is only stuffy nose is very annoying while I’m sleeping at night and aside from that nothing my test is on 16th of October I’m wondering is anyone got the same condition? Thanks

    • Heather
      Posted at 21:57h, 22 February Reply

      Glad I’m not the only one who has a stuffy nose taking progesterone!! I thought I was going crazy!

  • Lynnn
    Posted at 08:04h, 11 October Reply

    Hi I’ve done my fet done October 5 but the thing is only stuffy nose is very annoying while I’m sleeping at night and aside from that nothing my test is on 16th of October I’m wondering is anyone got the same condition? Thanks

    • Heather
      Posted at 21:57h, 22 February Reply

      Glad I’m not the only one who has a stuffy nose taking progesterone!! I thought I was going crazy!

  • Joseph Yompab
    Posted at 10:00h, 17 November Reply

    what happens when you miss the injection for three times in the process pls.

  • Joseph Yompab
    Posted at 10:00h, 17 November Reply

    what happens when you miss the injection for three times in the process pls.

  • ananta
    Posted at 18:26h, 31 May Reply

    What should be the right progesterone supplementation in IVF OD pregnancy,particularly in 1st 2nd & 3rd trimesters of pregnancy,please guide?

  • ananta
    Posted at 18:26h, 31 May Reply

    What should be the right progesterone supplementation in IVF OD pregnancy,particularly in 1st 2nd & 3rd trimesters of pregnancy,please guide?

  • Samantha
    Posted at 01:12h, 06 July Reply

    Hi, I have my transfer tomorrow morning at 8:30am. Do I take my pessary in the morning before the transfer and if so at what time?
    Thank you

  • Samantha
    Posted at 01:12h, 06 July Reply

    Hi, I have my transfer tomorrow morning at 8:30am. Do I take my pessary in the morning before the transfer and if so at what time?
    Thank you

  • Dan staffo
    Posted at 22:31h, 06 July Reply

    What number to RE’s like to see when doing progesterone shots and taken vaginally ? 3 days before beta my wife’s at 20. 28 . Is this good or at a exceptable level? Thanks for any help

  • Dan staffo
    Posted at 22:31h, 06 July Reply

    What number to RE’s like to see when doing progesterone shots and taken vaginally ? 3 days before beta my wife’s at 20. 28 . Is this good or at a exceptable level? Thanks for any help

  • Lucy
    Posted at 03:53h, 23 April Reply

    Hii, i have gone through my FET i have been taking endometrin 100 mg 4 times a day and prontogest inject once a day, 2 days before doc did my test progestrone and E2 level that came p-20 E2-212 , should it be good level for pregnancy? Am i pregnant could you tell me about it what should be the level?

  • Lucy
    Posted at 03:53h, 23 April Reply

    Hii, i have gone through my FET i have been taking endometrin 100 mg 4 times a day and prontogest inject once a day, 2 days before doc did my test progestrone and E2 level that came p-20 E2-212 , should it be good level for pregnancy? Am i pregnant could you tell me about it what should be the level?

  • Ola
    Posted at 22:29h, 06 May Reply

    Hi
    I have a question, this is my first ivf and I did my transfer on the first of April, after 14days I went for my first appointment which was positive and I was told to come in two weeks time for first scan and when the scan was carried out they found out that the embryo is not found in the sac, pls what could be the reason or is it something to worry about. Thanks

  • Ola
    Posted at 22:29h, 06 May Reply

    Hi
    I have a question, this is my first ivf and I did my transfer on the first of April, after 14days I went for my first appointment which was positive and I was told to come in two weeks time for first scan and when the scan was carried out they found out that the embryo is not found in the sac, pls what could be the reason or is it something to worry about. Thanks

  • syeda fatima
    Posted at 15:09h, 23 November Reply

    hey A.A
    I have taken iui treatment this month on 13,14 Nov 2019. today i forgot taking cyclogest in morning
    now i took it but i suppose to take 2nd dose in midnight
    does it work?

  • syeda fatima
    Posted at 15:09h, 23 November Reply

    hey A.A
    I have taken iui treatment this month on 13,14 Nov 2019. today i forgot taking cyclogest in morning
    now i took it but i suppose to take 2nd dose in midnight
    does it work?

  • K
    Posted at 23:37h, 26 December Reply

    I took a test 9 days after 5 day transfer the test was negative but I am 7 days late on my period is there any chance I could still be pregnant as previous test a week ago gave a faint positive or could the pesseries just be delaying my period please help

    • Ruby
      Posted at 04:57h, 31 December Reply

      Hi there, I had a similar situation. I took a test on the 7th day after my 5 day blastocyst transfer and it showed negative but with an ever so very faint positive line. I took it again on the 14th day as I was told by my clinic and it showed up positive.

      I think it’s best to consult your fertility clinic for advice and a blood test to confirm. I have to go later this week to do that. I know it’s super stressful to not know or be certain but they are the professionals and should be providing you with the right advice and care:). Goodluck and I am sending positive vibes over

  • K
    Posted at 23:37h, 26 December Reply

    I took a test 9 days after 5 day transfer the test was negative but I am 7 days late on my period is there any chance I could still be pregnant as previous test a week ago gave a faint positive or could the pesseries just be delaying my period please help

    • Ruby
      Posted at 04:57h, 31 December Reply

      Hi there, I had a similar situation. I took a test on the 7th day after my 5 day blastocyst transfer and it showed negative but with an ever so very faint positive line. I took it again on the 14th day as I was told by my clinic and it showed up positive.

      I think it’s best to consult your fertility clinic for advice and a blood test to confirm. I have to go later this week to do that. I know it’s super stressful to not know or be certain but they are the professionals and should be providing you with the right advice and care:). Goodluck and I am sending positive vibes over

    • Geri Damaschino
      Posted at 06:01h, 09 December Reply

      Hi was wondering if you became pregnant? 🙂

  • Niharika
    Posted at 16:59h, 30 December Reply

    I got positive result after embryo transfer I’m using vaginal progestron tablets so how long I should use progestron tablets

    • Jennifer
      Posted at 00:51h, 29 January Reply

      My doctor advised till the 28th week. You could also confirm from yours. God speed

  • Niharika
    Posted at 16:59h, 30 December Reply

    I got positive result after embryo transfer I’m using vaginal progestron tablets so how long I should use progestron tablets

    • Jennifer
      Posted at 00:51h, 29 January Reply

      My doctor advised till the 28th week. You could also confirm from yours. God speed

  • Tyler
    Posted at 21:02h, 02 January Reply

    Hi all, I was unable to refill my progesterone capsules over New Years Eve and Day (as everywhere was closed), so I was told to supplement with an extra shot of the oil (I was already taking 1 1mL injection daily, so took 1 extra shot each day). I am back on the capsule + injection regimen, but I’m worried I have jeopardized the pregnancy. Has anyone been thru something similar or know if this short term supplementation can work out ok?

  • Tyler
    Posted at 21:02h, 02 January Reply

    Hi all, I was unable to refill my progesterone capsules over New Years Eve and Day (as everywhere was closed), so I was told to supplement with an extra shot of the oil (I was already taking 1 1mL injection daily, so took 1 extra shot each day). I am back on the capsule injection regimen, but I’m worried I have jeopardized the pregnancy. Has anyone been thru something similar or know if this short term supplementation can work out ok?

  • Yomn
    Posted at 10:24h, 19 January Reply

    Hello I had frozen embryo transfer yesterday I fogot to take progestin injection and I had suppository 13 hours later. Could i know the sequences of this missing…

    • Maria Ligon
      Posted at 01:15h, 20 January Reply

      hi it happens to me i missed 2 days injection.what did the doctor tell you.pls help.thanks

  • Yomn
    Posted at 10:24h, 19 January Reply

    Hello I had frozen embryo transfer yesterday I fogot to take progestin injection and I had suppository 13 hours later. Could i know the sequences of this missing…

    • Maria Ligon
      Posted at 01:15h, 20 January Reply

      hi it happens to me i missed 2 days injection.what did the doctor tell you.pls help.thanks

  • Kirsty Allan
    Posted at 14:00h, 15 February Reply

    Hi I’ve just got a BFP from fresh ivf cycle at 10dp5dt my clinic had advised I don’t need to continue cyclogest pessaries now as my body will be producing progesterone at this stage. I know my clinic are the experts and I do trust what they advised but I’ve read a lot of clinics prefer patients to be on it anywhere up to 12 weeks pregnant so I am a little anxious, should I be concerned? Thank you x

  • Kirsty Allan
    Posted at 14:00h, 15 February Reply

    Hi I’ve just got a BFP from fresh ivf cycle at 10dp5dt my clinic had advised I don’t need to continue cyclogest pessaries now as my body will be producing progesterone at this stage. I know my clinic are the experts and I do trust what they advised but I’ve read a lot of clinics prefer patients to be on it anywhere up to 12 weeks pregnant so I am a little anxious, should I be concerned? Thank you x

  • Applekafayat
    Posted at 11:25h, 03 April Reply

    Can use more than Chyclogest per day please very urgent

  • Applekafayat
    Posted at 11:25h, 03 April Reply

    Can use more than Chyclogest per day please very urgent

  • Swatee
    Posted at 17:15h, 06 June Reply

    I would like know usually in ivf treatment until what gestation week, progesterone injections are recommended ? After how many weeks a lady could stop taking it ? Usually when placental take over progesterone production?

  • Swatee
    Posted at 17:15h, 06 June Reply

    I would like know usually in ivf treatment until what gestation week, progesterone injections are recommended ? After how many weeks a lady could stop taking it ? Usually when placental take over progesterone production?

  • Jane Wright
    Posted at 15:52h, 24 July Reply

    I was I hour late with Utrogestan on day 6 of Transfer will everything be ok x

  • Jane Wright
    Posted at 15:52h, 24 July Reply

    I was I hour late with Utrogestan on day 6 of Transfer will everything be ok x

  • Shikha
    Posted at 05:02h, 05 September Reply

    Hi I did my FET on Monday …have no symptoms of pregnancy yet.
    Really worried if it is success or not ?
    I need to take pregnancy test on 12th September.
    I am taking progestrone injections daily
    Please suggest

  • Shikha
    Posted at 05:02h, 05 September Reply

    Hi I did my FET on Monday …have no symptoms of pregnancy yet.
    Really worried if it is success or not ?
    I need to take pregnancy test on 12th September.
    I am taking progestrone injections daily
    Please suggest

  • Olivia Venter
    Posted at 12:53h, 03 October Reply

    Hello, I missed taking a Progynova tablet abs only noticed the next morning. Will this affect anything?

  • Olivia Venter
    Posted at 12:53h, 03 October Reply

    Hello, I missed taking a Progynova tablet abs only noticed the next morning. Will this affect anything?

  • Megan Rodgers
    Posted at 23:11h, 03 September Reply

    Can I take progesterone in oil 3 hours earlier than the rest of the days before a road trip?

  • Dorota
    Posted at 21:21h, 26 January Reply

    Hi , im after frozen transfer. The doctor said to stop all medication- progesterone and estriadiol in 12 weeks of pregnancy. I had lower progesterone at 6 weeks and they increased to 800 mg . Should I stop all on this day? It is safe ? To stop them all ?

  • Cynthia
    Posted at 01:33h, 06 April Reply

    Pls I have been taking cyclgest twice a day and traveling which will take abt 16 hrs to my destination. Would be a problem if I miss it during the flight since it will melt when I insert in the plane . It’s day 4 of my 5dt if yes can I replace it with progesterone in oil so I take that injection before my flight?

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