Generic Clomid – is an antiestrogen blocking receptors which are located in the hypothalamus and ovaries to produce estrogen. Besides that, this drug activates maturation of follicles, increases in estradiol levels in the blood and stimulates ovulation. This tool is also effective when a sufficient level of estrogen and no effect at low levels of gonadotropic hormones.
Clomiphene – the main active ingredient of the drug. The form of Clomid comes in tablet form for oral administration. Indications for use according to the instructions of Clomid- the drug used in anovulatory infertility, galaktoree formed as a result of pituitary tumors, amenorrhea (absence of menstruation long), dysfunctional metrorrhagia (uterine bleeding), androgen deficiency, polycystic ovaries, oligospermia – a condition characterized by inadequate for fertilization egg sperm count in semen.
According to the positive feedback about Clomid, the drug is effective when using it in order to make a diagnosis on a background of suspicion of a violation of pituitary gonadotrophic function.
Instructions for Clomid: patterns of use in accordance with the instructions of Clomid, a drug in order to restore ovulation used every day by 50 mg at bedtime. In this case, treatment should be started on the fifth day of the menstrual cycle. If a woman absence of menstrual bleeding, treatment can begin at any time. If after a month of treatment with Clomid ovulation has not begun, the dosage is usually increased to 150 mg. Availability of ovulation is determined by measuring the basal body temperature, progesterone and luteinizing hormone. If at the end of treatment, ovulation occurred, but pregnant and could not, take Clomid again in the same way. Before you begin treatment, the presence and absence of ovulation, menstruation, be sure to confirm or rule out pregnancy. According to the instructions of Clomid, in the course of therapy in order to maintain control of the ovaries, the state of the cervical canal, as well as the state of the vaginal mucosa should be regularly observed at the gynecologist. As a rule, a woman who is being treated for infertility, should be known in advance that the drug has a direct impact on the increase in the probability of multiple pregnancy. When oligospermia men take the tool once or twice a day for 50 mg. Duration of treatment is not more than three or four months. It should be noted that during the course of therapy, the patient should be checked regularly cell, the physical and chemical composition of the ejaculate. The instructions for Clomid also indicate that the drug can be taken in combination with other drugs, which include gonadotropic hormones.
Side effects of Clomid - According to reviews, in some cases, medication may cause drowsiness development, headaches, depression, dizziness, insomnia, irritability, vomiting, nausea, flatulence, diarrhea, gastralgia, skin rashes, allergic dermatitis, pain in the lower abdomen , heavy menstruation, frequent urination. Besides the drug can cause enlargement of the ovaries and the development of pain in the chest. Some comments about Clomid noted that the drug can also cause weight gain, hair loss and blurred vision. Among the main symptoms have been reported with overdose of a drug can be identified nausea, vomiting and blurred vision. The patient’s condition is normalized after complete discontinuation of treatment with the use of this tool.
- It is contraindicated in the presence of cysts in the ovaries, liver and kidney failure, the presence of pituitary tumors or genital endometriosis and hypersensitivity to clomiphene. The instructions of Clomid noted that the drug should not be taken by women during pregnancy.