Clomiphene Citrate Therapy

Trade names:
Ardomon, Clom 50 (o.c), Clomiphenecitrate, Clomifen, C.-ratioph. (o.c), Clomiphen Citrate, Clomiphen-Merck, Clomipheni citras, Clomivid, Clostilbegyt, Clostilbegyt, Clostilbegyt, Dufine, Dyneric, Gravosan, Indovar, Klomifen, Kyliformon, Omifin, Pergotime, Pioner, Prolifen, Serofene, Serophene, Serpafar, Tokormon

Clomiphene citrate (CC) is an oral fertility drug used to treatment patients who do not ovulate or who ovulate infrequently.
Clomiphene citrate is administered as a 50 mg tablet. The dosage ranges from one to five tablets per day, and divided during the day..
Clomiphene Citrate should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

If you miss a dose...
Take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, take the 2 doses together and go back to your regular schedule. If you miss more than 1 dose, contact your doctor.

Storage instructions...
Store at room temperature in a tightly closed container, away from light, moisture, and excessive heat.

Unless directed to do so by your doctor do not take the drug if:
If you are pregnant or think you may be.
Uncontrolled thyroid or adrenal gland disorder
Abnormality of the brain such as a pituitary gland tumor
A liver disease or a history of liver problems
Abnormal uterine bleeding of undetermined origin
Ovarian cysts, or enlargement of the ovaries not caused by polycystic ovarian syndrome (a hormonal disorder causing lack of ovulation).

Side effects:
The most common side effects include hot flashes, stomach discomfort and bloating, nausea and vomiting, breast discomfort, headache, and vaginal bleeding

Visual disturbances
Because blurring and other visual symptoms may occur occasionally with clomiphene treatment, you should be cautious about driving a car or operating dangerous machinery, especially under conditions of variable lighting.

If you experience visual disturbances, notify your doctor immediately. Symptoms of visual disturbance may include blurring, spots or flashes, double vision, intolerance to light, decreased visual sharpness, loss of peripheral vision, and distortion of space. Your doctor may recommend a complete evaluation by an eye specialist.
Taking any medication in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of clomiphene, contact your doctor immediately.

The site is not a replacement for professional medical opinion, examination, diagnosis or treatment. Do not delay seeking or disregard medical advice based on information written by any author on this site. No health questions or information on is regulated or evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration or any other administration, and therefore the information should not be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease without the supervision of a medical doctor. Posts made to these forums express the views and opinions of the author only, and serve as an open forum to discuss clinical issues among experts in the field.