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5 Questions to Ask Your OB/GYN About Infertility

June 29, 2021

Discussions about infertility can be stressful—even with your OB/GYN. Your doctor is a critical partner on your path to starting a family, so it’s important to thoughtfully prepare for each OB/GYN appointment. Know what topics you’d like to cover and write down your questions in advance. These questions to ask your OB/GYN about infertility are…

What is the Average Cost of IVF?

May 20, 2021

Each year, more than 85,000 U.S. women undergo in-vitro fertilization (IVF) to start or expand their families. This intricate process takes guidance from a trusted reproductive endocrinologist, specialty medications, several procedures and more—plus a hefty checkbook. How much does IVF cost? The average cost of IVF is $12,000 for one cycle. And that doesn’t include…

Factors That Can Affect Fertility

April 18, 2021

The ability to become pregnant and maintain a healthy pregnancy depends on a complex set of factors that affect fertility. About 10-18% of couples have challenges getting pregnant or having a successful delivery, so it’s important to understand the internal and external factors that affect fertility when you’re trying to conceive. Age The number one…

The Benefits of Using a Specialized Fertility Pharmacy

March 16, 2021

Are you currently undergoing IVF treatment? Rather than filling your prescriptions at a retail pharmacy chain, consider the benefits of choosing Mandell’s Clinical Pharmacy, where you’ll have access to 24/7 emergency support, educational resources, and specialty services designed to aid and empower you throughout your journey. At Mandell’s, we’re much more than an online fertility…

Can I Trust an Online Pharmacy?

February 18, 2021

In the past, patients would receive a prescription from their doctors, hop into their vehicles, drive across town to their local pharmacy, and wait in line to have their prescription filled. This hands-on approach has its benefits, but at Mandell’s Clinical Pharmacy, you can still expect the same one-on-one attention and accuracy from your pharmacist,…

What Role Does Progesterone Play in Fertility?

January 12, 2021

For women experiencing progesterone deficiency, a doctor may prescribe a progesterone replacement to help regulate the menstrual cycle and prepare the uterus for pregnancy. Progesterone, also known as the female hormone that helps prepare the uterine lining for the implantation of the embryo and the maintenance of early pregnancy, is available in one of three…

What’s the Difference between Progesterone Gel (Crinone), Progesterone Insert (Endometrin), and Progesterone in Oil?

December 28, 2020

Before starting a new fertility plan, you may have questions about your prescribed medication, its side effects, or whether one type of medication is more effective than another. At Mandell’s Clinical Pharmacy, our mission is to support every patient through ongoing education and access to the medications and services they need to achieve their goals…

How to Use a Specialty Pharmacy

December 21, 2020

At Mandell’s Clinical Pharmacy, our team is dedicated to providing support and education for women undergoing fertility treatment. As a specialty fertility pharmacy, we offer both in-person and convenient online services, as well as 24/7 on-call support, so you always feel confident taking the next step in your fertility journey. If you’re new to our…

What Role Do Gonadotropins Play in Fertility?

July 20, 2020

If you’ve tried other fertility medications or treatments without success, it’s understandable that you may feel discouraged and frustrated. Your Reproductive Endocrinologist (RE) may recommend gonadotropin injections as the next course of action in your fertility treatment plan. With the following guide on everything you need to know about gonadotropins, you can begin the next…