How is Clomid supplied?
Clomid is supplied in round white tablets that contain 50mg of clomiphene citrate. Other ingredients are sucrose, stearate, magnesium, lactose and cornstarch.
Who cannot use Clomid?
Clomid must not be taken if you are allergic to clomiphene, if you are pregnant, if you have abnormal vaginal bleeding, if you have a hormone related tumor, if you suffer with depression, if you have fibroid tumors, or liver disease, ovarian cysts, or a blood clot.
Potential side effects
The possible side effects mentioned below may not be experienced by every woman. If you do experience any, they are usually temporary.
Typical side effects will include insomnia, fatigue, restlessness or nervousness, mild vomiting or nausea, hot flashes, heavy bleeding while menstruating, headache, dizziness, light-headedness, depression, or breast discomfort. If any of these side effects continue inform your doctor.
More serious side effects include double vision, blurred vision, sensitivity to light, jaundice, stomach pain, loss of appetite, pale stools, or dark urine. If any of these symptoms occur, contact a doctor as soon as possible.
You should stop taking Clomid immediately and get emergency medical help if any of the following extremely serious symptoms occur: severe stomach or pelvic pain, nausea, bloating, rapid weight gain, decreased urination, vomiting, hives, shortness of breath or swelling of your throat or face. These symptoms could be indicative of either ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, or an allergic reaction.
Some women have reported other side effects that have not been mentioned above. Refer any other unpleasant symptoms to your doctor.
Precautions and warnings
Make sure you tell your doctor about any allergies or other medical conditions that you have. Also tell your doctor about any other medications that you take, and if you are breastfeeding.
Tell your doctor what vitamins or supplements you are taking, and if you smoke or drink large amounts of caffeine or alcohol.
There is a strong possibility of multiple births if conception has occurred as a result of treatment with Clomid.
Ovarian cysts can occur during treatment with Clomid. If you have any stomach or pelvic pain, bloating, or if you rapidly gain weight while using generic Clomid, speak to your doctor.