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Clomid Patient Information including How Should I Take
In this Article
- What is clomiphene (Clomid)?
- What are the possible side effects of clomiphene (Clomid)?
- What is the most important information I should know about clomiphene (Clomid)?
- Who should not take clomiphene (Clomid)?
- How should I take clomiphene (Clomid)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Clomid)?
- What happens if I overdose (Clomid)?
- What should I avoid while taking clomiphene (Clomid)?
- What other drugs will affect clomiphene (Clomid)?
- Where can I get more information?
Who should not take clomiphene (Clomid)?
Do not take clomiphene without first talking to your doctor if you
- might be pregnant;
- have a thyroid problem or another endocrine disorder;
- have undiagnosed vaginal bleeding;
- have endometriosis or endometrial carcinoma;
- have uterine fibroids;
- have liver disease;
- have ovarian cysts or ovarian enlargement not due to polycystic ovarian syndrome; or
- have any other serious or chronic medical illness.
You may not be able to take clomiphene, or you may require a lower dose or special monitoring if you have any of the conditions listed above.
Do not take clomiphene if you are pregnant. Clomiphene is in the FDA pregnancy category X. This means that it is known to cause birth defects.
It is not known whether clomiphene pass into breast milk. Do not take clomiphene without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
How should I take clomiphene (Clomid)?
Use clomiphene exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these directions, ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist to explain them to you.
Take each dose with a full glass of water.
Clomiphene is usually taken in 5 day cycles. Follow your doctor's instructions.
Store clomiphene at room temperature, away from direct light, moisture, and heat.
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