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I am currently 9 days post IVF embryo transfer. I missed a dosage of my estradiol pill last night at 7PM. I found it this morning after I had already taken my 7AM dosage. I freaked out and took it. Now I'm reading I shouldn't have.

By Anonymous November 20, 2010 - 9:26am
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I attempted to throw it up, but only threw up a little. I'm freaking out. Will I not get pregnant now? My pregnancy test is scheduled for 11/22. HELP

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Question: we are in day 10 of taking our IVF shots and currently the Foc. are at a 1.2 level. the raised our med shots to 400 from 375 if we took more than that 400 would it hurt anything? Please help.

January 12, 2016 - 1:01pm
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I know this post is old but wondering if you had a successful cycle. I'm currently in the same boat. Missed pm dose panicked and took it with AM. Dr says it's fine and inconsequential but I'm still worrying and upset with myself. We find out on Thursday if I'm pregnant.

March 15, 2015 - 10:08am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

I have done the same thing and missed my dose last night and now I'm in a panic. I don't get tested officially for another week. Did you do your test on Thursday? How did you get on? Hope you had some good news. Suze x

March 23, 2015 - 4:35am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

Hi Suze,
Don't panic. I went Thursday and got a very positive pregnancy test :)
You will be fine.
Love Jen

March 23, 2015 - 6:03am
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I too missed a dose of estrogen. I am 6 days after my embryo transfer and realized when I got home from work that I missed the dose last night. I then counted the pills and discovered i must have missed it another day too. Now I'm freaking out and worried that I could have thrown this whole cycle off. Has anyone else missed a dose and still ended up pregnant? Or know what the estrogen pills are for?

September 24, 2014 - 2:24pm
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Thank you soo much for your quick response. I can now breathe again!! I'll keep you posted on the 22nd.

November 20, 2010 - 3:44pm

Dear Anonymous,

Thanks for your question- I understand how frightful it can be to take an extra pill only to realize you probably shouldn't have done that.

With Estradiol, if you missed a dose you now know that you should just skip it altogether and take the next one if the next one is due soon. The reason for this is basically to prevent overdosing. However, if you took it and it's now been a few hours and you feel fine, then it's okay-- just remember not to double up again. Estradiol only has an effect on the fetus if you are already pregnant and continue to take it.

Some signs and symptoms of an overdose include nausea, vomiting, and vaginal bleeding. If you have or are experiencing any of these, please contact the poison control center at 1-800-222-1222 and contact your doctor as well.

Hope you're doing well. Keep us posted after Nov 22nd!

November 20, 2010 - 2:30pm
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