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Clomid 50mg Tablet is a synthetic non-steroidal drug that is very similar in structure to estrogen. It is widely used as an ovulatory stimulant. Because of its similarity to estrogen, it can bind to the estrogen receptors in the hypothalamus. This blocks the hypothalamus from sensing "real" estrogen and the hypothalamus in turn acts by stimulating the pituitary to release more Gonadotropins like FSH and LH. The FSH and LH stimulate the ovaries/testes to produce more estrogen. This property of clomiphene has been widely used to treat women with ovarian failure and induce ovulation.
Each Clomid table contains 50mg Clomiphene Citrate
Direction for Use
Use Clomid 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. Clomid is usually taken in 5 day cycles. Follow your doctor's instructions. Store Clomid at room temperature, away from direct light, moisture, and heat.
Do not take Clomid 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.
Long term use of this drug may not be safe because of the increase risk of ovarian cancer. The ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) has been reported to occur in patients receiving Clomid. Clomid may increase the likelihood of multiple births. Multiple births may carry additional risk both for the mother and for the fetuses.