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Clomiphene Citrate Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Clomiphene is used for the treatment of ovulatory failure in women who wish to become pregnant and whose husbands are fertile and potent.

Clomiphene Citrate Dosage

  • The usual starting dosage for the first course of treatment is 50 milligrams daily for 5 days.

Uses of Clomiphene Citrate

  • It is used for the treatment of ovulatory failure in women who wish to become pregnant
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Clomiphene Citrate

Before taken Clomiphene Citrate medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Clomiphene Citrate. Side effects may include:

  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Enlargement of the ovaries
  • Hot flushes

Warnings and precautions before taking Clomiphene Citrate:

  • After taken this medicine, then you may feel dizzy, or drowsiness. So you should not participate in any activities that require alertness such as driving and operate machinery.
  • If you experience visual disturbances, then you should notify your doctor immediately. Symptoms of visual disturbance may include blurring, spots or flashes, double vision, and distortion of space.
  • Your doctor will evaluate you for normal liver function and normal estrogen levels before considering you for treatment with clomiphene.

Drug Interaction :-No food or drug interactions have been reported. But if you are taking Clomiphene Citrate with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Clomiphene Citrate with other drugs.


After taken Clomiphene Citrate if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Clomiphene Citrate overdose are unknown.

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