Category: Post Cycle Therapy (PCT)
Substance: clomiphene citrate
Package: 50 mg/tab. (30 tab.)
CLOMID is indicated for the treatment of ovulatory dysfunction in women desiring pregnancy. Impediments to achieving pregnancy must be excluded or adequately treated before beginning CLOMID therapy. Those patients most likely to achieve success with clomiphene therapy include patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (see WARNINGS: Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome), amenorrhea-galactorrhea syndrome, psychogenic amenorrhea, post-oral-contraceptive amenorrhea, and certain cases of secondary amenorrhea of undetermined etiology.
Do not take this medicine and tell your doctor if:
You are allergic (hypersensitive) to clomifene or any of the other ingredients of Clomid (listed in Section 6 below).
Signs of an allergic reaction include: a rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue
You have or ever had liver disease
You have unusual menstrual bleeding where the cause is not known
You have a type of cancer that is made worse by hormones
You have a cyst on your ovary
You are pregnant. You should have a test to make sure you are not pregnant before you take Clomid
Do not take this medicine if any of the above apply to you.
Patients Instructions for Clomid Use
1. Day 1 is the day of onset of menses. Once menses starts, call office to schedule a baseline ultrasound (must be obtained before starting medication). If menses begins on the weekend, please call Monday morning.
2. Starting on Day 3, 4 or 5, take pill (s) a day (50 mg/pill) for 5 days.* You are expected to ovulate between 5 to 10 days after stopping the last Clomid tablet(s).
3. You should have frequent intercourse (every other day) the week before and including the suspected day of ovulation, (cycle days 9-18). If you are using an LH detection kit, you should start testing your urine 3 to 4 days after the last Clomid tablet is taken (i.e.; if taking CC CD 4-8, start LH on CD 11) and continue until ovulation is indicated (test becomes positive.) or through day 18. If there is no spontaneous surge, a 10,000 IU intramuscular injection of hCG may be given if there is a >20 mm follicle.