Clomid is indicated to be used in the treatment of the anovulatory patient desiring pregnancy.
Clomid has a known potency to stimulate the release of hormones necessary for ovulation to happen. Clomid is used to treat infertility in women. The medication stimulates ovulation (the release of an egg) in women who have hormonal stimulation deficiency, but their ovaries can produce a follicle.
Clomid can interact with estrogen-receptor-containing tissues such as the hypothalamus, pituitary, ovary, endometrium, vagina, and cervix. Clomid starts a certain endocrine events culminating in a preovulatory gonadotropin surge and subsequent follicular rupture. Clinical studies of Clomid demonstrate that the estrogenic and antiestrogenic characteristics of the drug take part in the initiation of ovulation.
The treatment of ovulatory dysfunction in women desiring pregnancy who:
- are not pregnant;
- have not ovarian cysts;
- have no abnormal vaginal bleeding;
- have normal liver function.
- Thyroid problems;
· Hypersensitivity or allergic reactions to any component of Clomid;
Clomid using tips:
Clomid should be used exactly as directed by your doctor. It is used in 5 day cycles. Ask your doctor for more information.
Clomid may cause side effects including: allergic reactions, OHSS or ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, ovarian enlargement, flushing, nausea, blurred vision, vision changes and others. If anything from these side effects applies to you, call your doctor right away.
Clomid may interact with other medications; tell your doctor if you regularly use any prescription or over-the-counter medications, herbs or vitamins.