Clomid which is also known as clomiphene is the best medication available to treat woman infertility issues. Clomiphene is a non-steroidal fertility medicine, which causes the pituitary gland to discharge hormones needed to stimulate ovulation. It comes under the category of selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) which increases gonadotropin production via inhibition of negative feedback on the hypothalamus. So, the main use of Clomiphene is to cause ovulation in women with certain medical conditions that prevent naturally occurring ovulation.
Some things that need to be avoided
- Do not use clomiphene if you are already pregnant.
- If you have a history of liver or heart disease
- If you are breastfeeding mother
- If you have a history of pituitary gland tumor.
Dosage regimen for Clomid
The initial recommended dose for a woman is 50 mg tablet once in a day, and the remedy should be initiated on or near the 5th day of the menstrual cycle. ovulation may occur in 5 to 10 days, if ovulation doesn't occur then amount of dose must be increased, the second course of 100 mg daily (two 50 mg tablets given as a single daily dose) for 5 days should be given. you should have sexual intercourse while you are ovulating, to improve your chance to become pregnant, side effects occur when taking clomiphene: bloating, stomach pain, blurred vision, the sensitivity of eyes to the light, mental depression. third phase may be started after 30 days if required.
Drugs interact with Clomid
- · bexarotene
- · targeting
- · Osphena
Safety measure using Clomid
- · Blurred vision may occur while using this medication so avoid driving
- · Avoid over intake of alcohol
- · Avoid intake if you are already pregnant