Clomid 《Clomiphene》
What clomid is used for

Clomid contains the active substance (clomiphene citrate) which belongs to a group of medicine called synthetic ovulation stimulants. Clomid (clomiphene citrate) is used as a complementary drug for fertility treatment. This medication works by stimulating an increase in the amount of hormones that support the growth and release of a mature egg {ovulation}.

How to take clomid

Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has prescribed for you. Clomid is an oral medicine to be taken by mouth, swallow the dose prescribed by a doctor with a small amount of water, do not chew or break the tablets. Do not exceed the recommended doses. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.

Usual dosage of clomid

Anovulatory infertility, the recommended doses of 50mg to 100mg of clomid
are given daily, far from meals, for five days, starting on the 5th day of the menstrual cycle. In patients with amenorrhea, treatment can be started at any time. If pregnancy does not occur after six causes of treatment, it is unlikely to act and treatment should be discontinued.

Main side / adverse effects

Like other medicine, clomid can cause side effects although not everybody get them the following side effects may occur.*

  • Hot flushes
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Occasional nausea and vomiting
  • Insomnia
  • Breast tenderness
  • Intermenstrual spotting
  • Endometriosis
  • Weight gain
  • Headache
  • Rashes and dizziness
 * stop taking clomid and consult your doctor immediately if the above-listed symptoms occur.

Important information
Clomid should not be given to patients with ovarian cysts or endometrial carcinoma or during pregnancy. Moreover it is on advisable to continue treatment for prolonged periods. Patients should be advised about the possible occurrence of double or multiple pregnancy.

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