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Clomiphene citrate oral
CLOMIPHENE - ORAL

Important Note

The following information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. Consult your healthcare professional before using this drug.

CLOMIPHENE - ORAL

(KLO-meh-feen)

COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Clomid, Serophene

Uses

Clomiphene is used to treat infertility.

OTHER

Uses

This medication may also be used to diagnose certain conditions.

How To Use

It is important that this medication be taken as directed. Follow your dosing schedule carefully. Be sure to ask your doctor if you have any questions. You may be asked to record your body temperature and to properly time sexual intercourse for best results.

Side Effects

May cause dizziness, lightheadedness, headache, stomach upset, bloating, or nausea. These effects should disappear as your body adjusts to the medication. Report promptly: mental/mood changes, skin rash, hot flashes, stomach pain, breast tenderness, blurred vision, abnormal vaginal bleeding. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions

Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: liver disease, psychiatric problems, ovarian cysts, blood clots, cancer, abnormal vaginal bleeding, thyroid problems, adrenal gland disease. Caution is advised when performing tasks requiring alertness (e.g., driving) since this drug may cause dizziness or blurred vision. Use of this medication may result in multiple births (e.g., twins, triplets). Clomiphene must not be used during pregnancy. If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, inform your doctor immediately. It is not known if clomiphene passes into breast milk. Clomiphene may reduce milk production. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Drug Interactions

Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you may use, especially of: other fertility treatments.

Overdose

If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, flushing, blurred vision, and stomach pain.

Notes

It is important to remain closely monitored by your doctor. Keep out of reach of children and do not give this drug to others.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose, contact your doctor promptly.

Storage

Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (between 15 and 30 degrees C) away from moisture and sunlight. Do not store in the bathroom.