I wonder if you can help me. I am using the birth control pill at the moment to control PCOS but want to use clomid soon. Can I start taking the clomid when I start my withdrawl bleed from the pill and then obviously take no further pills?
I'm not too sure about this and I'll quite happily defer to Ruth's clinical expertise on this, but I thought that because the pill completely suppresses your gonadotrophins (FSH and LH), that when you come off the pill it can take time for the natural pulsatile release of them to kick in and that's why you wait at least a month?
Thank you very much for your advice. It is interesting to hear that some consultants use the withdrawal bleed from the pill to start clomid, that has put my mind at rest as I was concerned that if I did It might not be safe etc.