Brand name: Clomid, Serophene
Generic name: Clomiphene
Clomid, being a non-steroidal fertility drug, helps to balance ovulation occurrence and eliminate the symptoms of infertility.
Clomiphene is an active ingredient of the medication that makes the pituitary gland release hormones, inevitable for ovulation stimulation. As a result, a woman gets stimulated egg release that increases chances to get pregnant.
Clomid serves a reliable treatment that activates ovulation in patients with definite medical conditions that prevent this process. Additionally, the treatment can be used for other purposes that are not mentioned in the information guide. Ask your healthcare provider for off-label use of Clomid.
Striving to experience a positive Clomid effect one should take the pharmaceutical in accordance with its safety recommendations. Do not start the treatment course in case you are allergic to Clomiphene, other ingredients of the medication or similar pharmaceuticals.
Additionally, the treatment is contraindicated for women who are diagnosed with or suffer from:
Certain other conditions may impair Clomid effect. Warn your healthcare specialist about other diseases you have for him/her to adjust proper dose and provide correct intake recommendations.
Following Clomid administration recommendations is the key to successful treatment and stimulated ovulation.
Take Clomid at the exact dose advised by the doctor and for the whole length of the therapy course. Never increase or decrease the drug amounts in order to avoid possible complications. Frequent medical tests may be required to track the progress of the treatment course and possible changes that may be required.
Usual Clomid treatment course starts on the fifth day of the menstrual period and lasts for 5 days. The ovulation is likely to occur within the further 5-10 days after Clomid use. The average effective therapy contains three treatment cycles of Clomid that are sufficient for a positive effect.
Inform your healthcare provider about all the minor and serious health disorders you have to make sure the treatment will be safe, while the chosen dose – effective.
Surely, a prescribed dose depends on personal peculiarities, but an average Clomid dose for ovulation induction reaches 50 mg one time a day, during 5 days. Two extra Clomid cycles may be taken if the desired result has not been achieved.
Make sure you are not combining Clomid with other pharmaceuticals, vitamins and supplements that interact with it. Otherwise, you are likely to experience dangerous side effects, including: