What kind of drug is Clomid?

Clomid is an ovulatory agent, also called a fertility drug, used by women who have difficulty in becoming pregnant. The active ingredient in Clomid is clomiphene citrate which is dispensed in the form of 50mg oral tablets.

What is Clomid used for?

Clomid is used by women who cannot become pregnant due to dysfunctional ovaries. The active ingredient stimulates the release of certain hormones required for ovulation. Clomid can be used for other conditions if deemed necessary by a doctor.

What is the dosage?

Doctors usually prescribe a dose of 50mg, but this may vary from person to person, depending on certain factors. Clomid should always be used in strict accordance with your doctor’s prescription. Do not take more than prescribed. Take your Clomid with water.

Do not let anyone else use Clomid. This could be dangerous to another person’s health.

What about a missed dose?

In the case of a missed dose, you can take it as soon as you remember. If the next scheduled dose is due at the same time, you may take two tablets. If you miss more than one dose, you must contact your pharmacist or doctor.

Suspected overdose

In the event of a suspected overdose, get emergency help immediately. Overdose symptoms are blurry vision, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, or flushing.

Clomid side effects

If you suspect that you have an allergic reaction to generic Clomid, you should call for medical assistance immediately. Symptoms of allergic reaction are: difficulty in breathing, a breakout of hives, and swelling of the throat, lips, face or tongue.

Clomid has been associated with Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS). This is a very serious condition which should immediately be referred to a doctor as it can be fatal. Symptoms of OHSS are weight gain, nausea, vomiting, stomach swelling and pain, swollen legs or hands, and difficulty in breathing.

Other side effects linked to Clomid are pelvic pain, nausea or vomiting, flushing, painful or tender breasts, diarrhea, vision problems, uterine bleeding, or headache. This medication may cause other side effects that have not been mentioned. Any painful or uncomfortable symptoms should be reported to your doctor.