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Sunday, January 31st 2010, 5:00pm

Why do you start down regulating on Day 21?

Hi there

I am about to go on Prostrap for two months as a down regulator. The Dr has advised me to go on Day 21. Does anyone know why you need to start down regulating on Day 21. Is it because it is a week post ovulation.

My ovulation can sometimes be as late as Day 19/20 so am wondering if this will affect things?

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Sunday, January 31st 2010, 7:35pm

Hi
I have always downregged with Prostap on day 21 but dont know why. I have only ever downregged for 2 weeks before I have started any other drugs.
Do you know why you have wait 2 months?
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Monday, February 1st 2010, 8:00pm

Hi Nicol,

I am on the Prostrap for two months before becasue I have endo and have cysts on my ovary (this has just been aspirate via a laparoascopy. Yes - this is our first time. We are headed down the ICSI route as DH sperm isn't great.

Fingers crossed. Just had the prostrap injection today and believe it takes a week to kick in.. Very interested to see what I will be like...

Jx

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Monday, February 1st 2010, 8:25pm

You have to d/r on day 21 so that you don't ovulate the next cycle while you have the tx. They want to control ovulation.
Sometimes you can d/r from day 1 as well. Some of the timings is to fit in with the clinic's schedule.
d/r is very good to prevent endo coming back.

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Friday, March 12th 2010, 11:40am

I'm also wondering about this because I don't ovulate at all, and have 41-45 day cycles, so I'm a bit confused about this Day 21 thing. ?( As Day 21 doesn't really mean anything in my cycle. Hmmm...
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Friday, March 12th 2010, 2:47pm

M2M

Im by no means an expert but think they wait for you to have an AF then start you on day 21 regardless. If your AF doesnt come on its ow I think they try and induce one for you so your lining is nice and thin for starting. Think the pill is used for this?

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Saturday, March 20th 2010, 8:45am

this has me very confused 8| i was just given a date to start nasal spray i never had to wait for day 21!!! but i did have a af though my down rag. an one else had to do this?

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Saturday, March 20th 2010, 10:23am

i started on day 1 of my period as i have pco and irregular so they told me even tho i said im regular but hey ho lol.

Its all about the easiest way to control your body also depending on when they want to fit you in to the clinic has a bearing on when you can start
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