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Clomid (clomiphene citrate)

Information: Clomiphene citrate is an oral tablet utilized by physicians to help facilitate ovulation by increasing the release of GnRH (gonadotropin releasing hormone) by the hypothalmus.  Dosing and physician instruction may vary, so it is important to listen to the directions from your doctor or nurse.

Storage/Handling

Store at room temperature between 59°F and 86°F (15°C and 30°C).

Common Side Effects/Comments

Side effects include hot flashes, abdominal discomfort, blurred vision, insomnia, nervousness, breast tenderness, ovarian cysts, ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) (excessive fluid retention and enlargement of ovaries usually with severe abdominal discomfort), ovarian enlargement

Contact the Physician Immediately

If a patient experiences visual disturbances such as blurring, spots, or flashes. Or if patient experiences symptoms of ovarian hyperstimulation as described above.

Missed Dose

If on the same day, you may usually inject dose as soon as you remember, however, contact your physician immediately for instructions. Do not double the dose on your own. Speak to your physician.