Clomid is an anti-estrogen agent.
Release form and composition
Clomid dosage form - tablets (10 each in blisters, 10 blisters in boxes).
The active ingredient of the drug is clomiphene citrate (50 mg in 1 tablet).
Indications for use
Clomid is used to stimulate ovulation in women with infertility, which developed as a result of secondary ovarian hypofunction, caused mainly by hypothalamic-pituitary disorders.
- Ovarian cyst;
- Uterine bleeding of unknown etiology;
- Severe renal failure;
- Tumor or pituitary function failure;
Dosing and Administration
Clomid should be taken orally.
The recommended dose for the first cycle, starting from the 5th day of the menstrual cycle, is 50 mg. If ovulation occurs, there is no need to increase the dose for subsequent cycles. If there is no effect, in the second cycle (no earlier than 30 days after the first), the drug is administered at a dose of 100 mg, the duration of treatment is 5 days. Increasing the dose or duration of treatment is unacceptable.
In most cases, 3 courses are sufficient. In the absence of effect, further treatment is inappropriate.
When taking Clomid, the following undesirable reactions are possible: cystic enlargement of the ovaries, flushing, nausea, headache, dizziness, visual disturbances.
Before and during treatment with Clomid, constant gynecologist observation (including vaginal examinations), ovarian function monitoring, observation of the pupil phenomenon (opening of the cervical canal that occurs during ovulation), etc., are necessary.
In the case of an increase in the ovaries or their cystic transformation, the use of the drug is suspended until the size of the ovaries is normalized. The period of therapy can be reduced or continued, but with the use of minimal doses.
During treatment, it is recommended to monitor liver function.
Without release from work, Clomid should not be prescribed to patients whose professional activities require speed of mental and / or physical reactions.
Clomiphene weakens the effect of Hexestrol, enhances the follicle-stimulating effect of menotropins.
With simultaneous use of follitropina alpha or follitropina beta, the ovarian response is enhanced.
Terms and conditions of storage
Store at temperatures up to 25 ºC in a dry, dark place.
Shelf life - 5 years.