Table 2

Treatment protocol and timeline

Subject

Pretreatment menstrual cycling history obtained

Pretreatment serum 17β-estradiol and progesterone levels ascertained (Cycle and day)

Treatment period/dose

Treatment serum 17β-estradiol and progesterone levels ascertained (Cycle and day)

Treatment period/dose

Treatment serum 17β-estradiol and progesterone levels ascertained (Cycle and day)


1

Cycles 1–3

Cycle 2, day 12; Cycle 3, day 12

Cycle 4–5/ 700 mg/d

Cycle 4, day 12; Cycle 4, day 21; Cycle 5, day 21

Cycle 6–7/ 1.4 g/d

Cycle 6, day 21; Cycle 7, day 21

2

Cycles 1–3

NA

Cycle 4–5/ 700 mg/d

NA

NA

NA

3

Cycles 1–3

NA

Cycle 4–5/ 700 mg/d

NA

Cycle 6–7/ 1.4 g/d

NA


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