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General Information on Clomiphene

Generic Name : Clomiphene

Pronunciation : KLOE-mih-feen

Latest prescription information about Clomiphene. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Fertility Drug

Why is Clomiphene Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an ovulatory stimulant, prescribed for infertility due to anovulation. It increases production of gonadotropins and causes the ovaries to release 1 or more eggs. 

When should Clomiphene not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with liver or thyroid disease, brain tumor, pregnant or breast feeding women, or patients with allergy to the drug.

What is the dosage of Clomiphene?

Oral: 50 mg/day for 5 days starting on the 5th day of menstrual cycle or at any time if there is absence of a menstrual period. It may be increased to 100 mg/day for the 2nd course as early as 30 days after previous therapy if needed. Total max: 6 treatment cycles.

How should Clomiphene be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken once a day.

What are the warnings and precautions for Clomiphene?

It may cause, uterine fibroids, blurred vision, dizziness. Do not drive a car or operate machinery, especially in poor lighting, until you know how this medication affects you.

Polycystic ovaries, evaluate presence of ovarian cyst before each cycle treatment.

What are the side effects of Clomiphene?

  Heart: Vasomotor flushes.
  Central Nervous System: Headache, dizziness, lightheadedness.
  Eye: Visual symptoms, blurring spots or flashes, double vision, photophobia.
  Gastrointestinal: Abdominal pain/discomfort, distension, bloating, nausea, vomiting.
  Genitourinary: Multiple pregnancies, abnormal ovarian enlargement, abnormal uterine bleeding; ovarian cyst formation, ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome , risk of ovarian tumor.
  Liver: Liver function tests abnormalities.
  Miscellaneous: Breast tenderness and hives.

What are the other precautions for Clomiphene?

Pregnancy with more than 1 fetus (eg, twins) is possible while taking this medication.Consult with your doctor about multiple pregnancy.

What are the storage conditions for Clomiphene?

Oral: Store at 15-30C.Store it in room temperature and in airtight container.

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anto123, India

Hi, my doc prescribed me siphene-100 mg tablets for 5 days starting from 3rd day of my periods. but i missed 3rd and 4th day and started taking on 5th day only and just 3 tablets for 3 days -. please let me know if it is ok, and can we have sex the very next day after having tablet. please help ? my cycle is 24 days.

Ravelin, India

can we have sex while taking clomiphene tablets ip clome 50

Nonavitamins, Vietnam

Hi, I'm on Clomid 25 mg for 11 days [started on 3th day of period]. Now, there are 3 eggs with same size of 11 mm. So my doctor prescribed more 4 days with same dose. Can they ovulate while this period (extended 4 days)? Or it can ovulate after hcG injection?

Sheetu, India

Hi, my doc prescribed me siphene-100 mg tablets for 5 days starting from 3rd day of my periods. but i missed 3rd & 4th day and started taking on 5th day only and just 3 tablets for 3 days -. please let me know if it is ok, & can we have sex the very next day after having tablet. please help ? my cycle is 24 days.

elouaze, United States

Hi there i have the Rejun 50 tablet but I don't get my period every month the last period i had was in November 2012 and now it's January 24,2013 so what i would like to know is that can i take it without having my period or should i wait till i get my period.I married for 5 years now and i would love to give my Hubby a child and yes i have a son that's 12 years old now it's time to add more to the family, please help me someone need help .

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