I would love to deliver good news to you all who have endured so many awful progesterone injections during the IVF treatment! There is a possibility that this new study that was published today, might mean a much less painful experience for those women going through fertility treatments.
Here is an excerpt of the article….
SEATTLE, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ — Patients undergoing in vitro fertilization self-administer daily injections of progesterone from two to eight weeks after the egg retrieval procedure. The outcome of a new study of an investigational formulation of progesterone could replace these painful intramuscular injections of progesterone in oil with less painful subcutaneous injections.
Seattle Reproductive Medicine (SRM), along with eight other large fertility centers across the country, has been selected to participate in a study designed to compare the safety and effectiveness of an investigational aqueous formulation of progesterone that will be compared to a form of progesterone administered intra-vaginally.
“For years patients have complained about these injections….
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I hope hearing this gives some of you with needle and pain aversion some hope!