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7/20/2014 4:08 PM
Dali my husband and I haven't started on IVF because the cost is unbearable. I could use the meds, how can I get in touch with you directly?

6/27/2014 10:58 PM
We just started our own infertility experience a couple of months ago. Had surgery in April to remove a blocked fallopian tube and began the IVF medications today. My husband is the only one working at this time because I'm focusing all of my energy on getting pregnant. I started off with Bravelle and Menopur and will be going for blood work on Monday, 6/30. My husband and I are very stressed from the high cost of the medications which our insurance refused to cover. Any donations of Bravelle, Menopur or Ganirelix will be greatly appreciated.

6/27/2014 5:15 PM
I'll be 37 in a month, and on the same doses (Follistim 300IU mixed with 2 vials of Menopur) those sting a bit- both price and pain. I screwed up the first 2 days by only doing 1 menapur vial. I did my bloodwork and the nurse called to tell me that the doctor wants me to continue on this same dose for the next 2 days, I did an ultrasound and was told that my follicle count is not high enough for IVF, but is recommending IUI again at a 25% rate. My my AMH was good but my FSH were way better 8 months ago on no meds. I have 6 follicles, and only 3 are the right size.
So we will try the IUI next week, but then I'll have a ton of used meds to unload. is there a place to donate or sell these?
The doctors office says they cannot help, and the pharmacy wont take them back.
I have 2 600iu of folistum and 2 unopened boxes of menapur.

1/17/2010 4:00 PM
Winona,

Check with your doctor's office to see if they know of a patient that may be willing to use your unopened/unused medicine. Medical offices cannot accept medicines from patients but maybe able to to direct you to someone who can use it. It illegal to sell medications or dispense without a license. I see places on the net where people are selling left over med who are not authorized to sell pharmaceuticals without license. I'm quite amazed. I hope this helps.

Jem

1/12/2010 6:40 PM
What do people do with leftover medications? I had a failed IVF cycle and am planning to a frozen cycle. I have 2 boxes of endometrin and now the doctor wants to switch me to crinone. Do people sell them, give these to the clinic even though you paid a lot for the meds? I hate to see it go to waste.
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