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I've been on provera a number of times, with my first RE (whom I despised), my OBGYN (whom I adore) and my current RE (whom I have full confidence in). I have been prescribed 10 days and 5 days of provera.

With the first RE, I started bleeding on about day 7, and they made me take the full 10 days. Subsequently, my OBGYN and current RE said that if I started bleeding while taking provera, to stop the provera - my body was ready for a "period". Given my feelings about my Dr's, I trust my OBGYN and RE on this - why keep taking it if your body is ready? I count my first day of flow as CD1 (if I just have spotting, which I oftern do on the first day, I don't count that).

Now when my RE prescribes provera, he only prescribes 5 days. For that, I take the full 5 days and usually get a period a few days after the last pill (though for some people it is a bit longer before flow starts).

Hope this helps. I would check with your Dr. if you start bleeding early, just to be sure. Good luck with the Clomid!
thanks ladybug,
it does help. it's my third day on the provera and no sign of af yet. the last time i took it, af came 5 days after the last pill. so i suspect that will happen again this time.
thanks for replying!

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