Clomid (Clomiphene) (Gonaphene)
Clomid is a drug with a generic name of Clomiphene. Clomid is an agent for stimulating ovulation.
Clomid is indicated for patients with hormonal stimulation deficiencies who are not capable of producing follicles and releasing eggs in ovulation. Clomid stimulates the release of hormones to aid a woman to ovulate.
Clomid may also be used for other purposes aside from the ones mentioned here.
Clomid can cause disturbed vision and blurred vision and therefore should be used with caution when driving, operating machinery or performing tasks that require visual alertness.
For those women who are planning to get pregnant, be warned that taking Clomid may result to multiple births and this may be harmful to the mother and to the fetus as well.
Clomid may also be not advised for patients with the following medical conditions:
If you have any of the above-mentioned diseases, your doctor may advise you not to take Clomid or will significantly alter your dosage.
Clomid is also not advised for pregnant women as it is a drug in the pregnancy category X and may cause birth defects when taken by pregnant women.
Clomid is also not advisable for nursing mothers as it passes into the breast milk and may cause harm to the nursing infant.
Clomid Intake Guidelines
Clomid should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Never attempt to deviate from your doctor’s instructions regarding the mode of intake.
Each dose of Clomid must be taken with a full glass of water of about to 6-8 ounces.
Clomid is mostly taken at 5 day cycles and you should follow your doctor’s instructions on the frequency and interval of each dose.
Your doctor is the only one that can effectively determine the dosage of Clomid. Always follow your doctor’s instructions on the exact dose of Clomid.
Overdose of Clomid can be characterized by:
If overdoseof Clomid is suspected and these signs are present, hasten to seek emergency medical attention immediately.
Clomid Missed Dose
Clomid should be taken at a regular interval as per doctor’s orders. However, if a dose of Clomid is missed, you should call your doctor for advice on what to do next.
Clomid Side Effects
Allergic Reactions is likely to occur on susceptible patients. Allergic reactions are manifested by the following symptoms:
Other side effects also include:
Other side effects may also be likely to occur and you should inform your doctor on what to do when they become intolerable or bothersome.
Clomid Drug Reactions
There are no known dangerous drug interactions of Clomid with other drugs but it is still wise to inform your doctor of the drugs you are taking may they be prescription or non-prescription drugs as other drugs may not be advised for simultaneous intake with Clomid.
In some countries CLOMID may also be known as: Clomifene, Dyneric, Serophene, Clomivid, Genozym, Clomhexal, Fermil, Pergotime, Zimaquin, Clostilbegyt, Fertilan, Ova-Mit, Clofert, Clopreg, Fertomid, Ovipreg, Ovofar, Siphene, Ikaclomin, Prolifen, Duinum, Ovinum, Phenate, Omifin, I-Clom, Dufine, Fertilin, Klomen, Gonaphene