What is Clomid (Clomiphene) prescribed for?
Infertility is when you cannot become pregnant after having unprotected, regular sex for sixmonths to a year, depending on your age of course.
This medication is used to treat infertility in women. What it does, is it stimulates and increases in the amount of hormones that support the growth and release of a mature egg. This medication is not recommended for women who ovaries no longer make eggs properly.
You may also be directed to record your body temperature, perform ovulation tests, and properly time sexual intercourse for the best results.
This medication comes in the singular dose, which is 50mg. Remember your dose is based on your medical background and your overall response to the treatment. If your doctor or pharmacist has given you some information in the form of a pamphlet, take the time to read up on this drug, and if you have any questions or concerns regarding this medication, please consult your doctor.
Take this medication by mouth, exactly as your doctor as ordered, for it to be the most effective. Keep tabs on your dosing schedule and follow it carefully.
Your dosage is based on your medical condition and your response to the treatment. Do not take it more often then what is prescribed and do not take it for longer than what the doctor has ordered.
Before taking clomiphene, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: ovarian cysts or enlarged ovaries (not due to polycystic ovary syndrome), abnormal vaginal bleeding, liver disease, uterus problems (e.g., uterine fibroids, endometriosis), thyroid/adrenal gland problems, tumor in the brain (pituitary tumor), high levels of fats/triglycerides in the blood.
Use of clomiphene may result in multiple births (e.g., twins, triplets). Consult your doctor for more details.
Stomach upset, bloating, abdominal/pelvic fullness, flushing ("hot flashes"), breast tenderness, headache, or dizziness may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor promptly.
Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including: abnormal vaginal bleeding, mental/mood changes.
Vision changes (e.g., blurred vision, seeing spots or flashes) may sometimes occur during clomiphene treatment, especially if you are exposed to bright light. These side effects usually go away a few days or weeks after treatment is stopped. However, in rare cases, vision changes may be permanent. Get medical help right away if any of the following occur: vision problems/changes, eye pain.
This medication may cause a condition known as ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS). Rarely, serious OHSS causes fluid to suddenly build up in the stomach, chest, and heart area. This may occur during therapy or after treatment has been stopped. Get medical help right away if you develop any of the following side effects: severe pain/swelling in the lower abdomen (pelvic) area, sudden/rapid weight gain, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, shortness of breath, decreased urination, pain/redness/swelling of the legs, chest pain, fast/irregular heartbeat.
What is Clomid?
This medication is often taken by women who want to become pregnant; it belongs to a class of drugs called “ovulatory stimulants”. So what is Clomiphene exactly? Clomid is a medication that is used to treat infertility in women. As to how does Clomid work? When taken, it works to stimulate an increase in the amount of hormones that give support to the growth and release of mature eggs. This medication is not recommended for women that no longer produce ovaries that make eggs, such as primary pituitary or ovarian failure. Clomid comes in the singular strength of 50mg. If you have any questions regarding this medication or any inquiries in general, feel free to give us a call at our toll free number 1-877-385-8998.
How to take Clomid?
This medication is taken by mouth as directed by your doctor. When and how to take Clomiphene? They will give you a dosing schedule and you should be sure to follow it carefully. And make sure you do not take this medication for any longer or more often than prescribed, since long-term treatments are not recommended and should not be more than 6 cycles. Your doctor may direct you to record your body temperature, perform ovulation tests, and properly time sexual intercourse for the best results.
When do you ovulate on Clomid?
Most women will ovulate about 7 to 10 days after they take their last Clomid dose. For example, if you took Clomid on days 3 to 7 of your cycle, then you will most likely ovulate between days 10 and 16. This of course varies and depends on the strength and protocol you are on.
How much does Clomid cost?
Unfortunately, Clomid is not covered by Medicare; therefore it doesn’t fall onto any of their Tiers. This means it can be quite expensive. However, you can find a more affordable option on an online Canadian Pharmacy such as My Drug Center. We do have a starting price of $106.00 for a quantity of 100 pills.
What are the side effects of Clomid?
Some of the more common side effects to this medication are listed as follows; hot flashes, mood swings, breast discomfort or tenderness, nausea or vomiting, bloating, and headaches. Keep in mind that these are not all of the side effects listed for this medication, and if you are experiencing any of these be sure to inform your doctor if they persist or worsen.