I am back on TRT as of right now and I am feeling fairly good, however I am still having an issue getting prescribed HCG. My doctor is great at handling both thyroid and TRT so I really do not want to ditch him. He even seemed open to prescribing HCG when I asked him a while back. However, I have a bad reaction to urinary hcg-tachycardia ~120bpm, major anxiety, diassociation/depersonalization, and it even at one point caused me to have atrial fibrillation. I was able to discover then that Ovidrel (recombinant hcg) is the only hcg that does not give me such a reaction. I tested this against several other hcg brands and it was consistent, so it is not just an anxiety thing.
As a result of this, I asked my doctor and because he was not familiar with Ovidrel he stated he was not open to prescribing it. This is incredibly frustrating as I am 27 and am looking to maintain fertility.
I contacted defy medical about their hcg assistance program but I am thinking it is probably just for empower hcg.
So my question is: does anyone have any idea on how I can get my doctor to prescribe me the ovidrel? Every time I tell a doctor about this problem with the urinary hcg they look at me like I have five heads. The only doctor I have heard of that does not have a problem prescribing it is Dr. Thomas O’Connor, but I may not be able to afford his services unfortunately.