Active substances: Clomiphene
To improve your chance of becoming pregnant, you should have sexual intercourse while you are ovulating.
This will help you determine when you can expect ovulation to occur.
In most cases, Clomid should not be used for more than 3 treatment cycles.
Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light. See also: Clomid dosage information in more detail What happens if I miss a dose?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss a dose of Clomid.
What happens if I overdose? What should I avoid?
Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly. Clomid side effects Get emergency medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction to Clomid: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Some women using this medicine develop a condition called ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome OHSS, especially after the first treatment. OHSS can be a life threatening condition.
Call your doctor right away if you have any of the following symptoms of OHSS: stomach pain, bloating; rapid weight gain, especially in your face and midsection; little or no urinating; or pain when you breathe, rapid heart rate, feeling short of breath especially when lying down.
Stop using Clomid and call your doctor at once if you have: pelvic pain or pressure, enlargement in your pelvic area; vision problems; seeing flashes of light or "floaters" in your vision; increased sensitivity of your eyes to light; or heavy vaginal bleeding.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. See also: Clomid side effects in more detail Clomid dosing information Usual Adult Dose for Ovulation Induction: 50 mg orally once a day for 5 days.
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