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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audrey Lance
13 years experience in Gynecology
Clomid: If you are just starting clomid on day 6, it will not be as effective as if you have started it on day 3 or 5 as is generally recommended. However, it ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Either/or: Both regimes seem to work, I have seen different practitioners use one of the above protocols. Certainly, if you have tried one of the above regimes f ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Same ingredient: Online listings show Clomid, Fertomid, and Serophene to be brand names of clomiphene (or clomifene). That means they are the same medication, likely p ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Why?: Why not follow the MD's instructions as prescribed. Obviously, it was prescribed for that date for a reason. If there are still concerns, call the MD ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
It's just the: Opposite. Clomid (clomiphene) will enhance ovulation by stimulating the brain to produce fertility hormone (gnrh) subsequently inducing the production ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Possibly: It's often an excellent choice for pcos when ttc.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
37 years experience in Dentistry
Female INFERTILITY: It is used mainly in female infertility, in turn mainly as ovulation induction to reverse oligoovulation or anovulation such as in infertility in poly ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudhir Bansal
74 years experience in Endocrinology
Luteal phase: Luteal phase length is from ovulation till first day of the next cycle which is at the end of menstural flowlength of luteal phase is generally 14 day ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not used for this: While clomid (clomiphene) can induce ovulation and ovulation is what regulates periods, it is a poor choice for regulation of periods unless you are a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Hinkle
Specializes in Family Medicine
More info needed.: More information would be needed to address this issue. An ultrasound of the pelvis would be helpful. Lab tests that would include thyroid tests, ovar ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Have sex -- lots: If on Clomid (clomiphene) and trying to conceive, make sure you have lots of sex. Hopefully this will be enjoyable for both you and your partner.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not if you ovulate: Clomid (clomiphene) may "shorten" your cycle not delay it especially if you ovulated.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Fertility medicine: Clomid (clomiphene) is classified as a nonsteroidal anti-estrogen. When taken orally it binds to receptors in the brain which ultimately increases the ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: After taking Clomid (clomiphene) fsh levels may rise - this is the basis of the Clomid (clomiphene) challenge test (cct, also known as the ccct) which ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carrie Champine
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, but it depends on their comfort level with diagnosing and treating patients with infertility.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Alfreda jr
13 years experience in Internal Medicine
No interaction : I see no interaction.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Unlikely to work: The sperm count and morphology matters a lot as well. I assume he saw a urologist who examined him and determined he did not have a varicocele. Clomid ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
15 years experience in Endocrinology
No: Clomid (clomiphene) is not used to regulate the period but to stimulate ovulation so a women can get pregnant. Birth vontt pills are used to regulate ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Roseff
38 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Many possible...: They include, and aren't limited to, hot flashes, headaches, breast tenderness, bloating, mood changes, ovarian cysts and enlargement, ovarian cancer, ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Clomid (clomiphene) is not: Appropriate or a good choice for all women; however, if it was appropriate for you before, it's generally appropriate to use it again.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
May be normal: Ovulation likely happens about 5-7 days after your last Clomid (clomiphene) pill. If the pain is more than moderate, see your doctor right away. There ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
None: First both drugs are not used to increase testosterone in male. Clomid (clomiphene) ( Clomiphene ) is used in female infertility to stimulate ovary ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not directly: Clomid (clomiphene) is also an anti-estrogen which can allow the normal level of female testosterone to become more evident via minimal male pattern h ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Too early: To tell. Progesterone on day 21 doesn't tell you 'yes or no, ' it simply confirms that you ovulated sometime before.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Well: Statistically around 80% of women will ovulate on clomid, (clomiphene) but only 50-60% eventually get pregnant.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience in Fertility Medicine
It may : Cramps may suggest that the follicles are growing, but the only way to really know is to check an ultrasound.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Clomid (clomiphene): When using Clomid (clomiphene) the lowest possible dose that induces ovulation or the effect that you desire is the best possible dose. Higher doses o ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: That is an ovulatory progesterone level.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Suggests ovulation: If your breast are tender, then there's a good chance you ovulated. A progesterone level would confirm. If your period starts on time, it's another go ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: no harm
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: On each individual person and their response toy clomid (clomiphene). Not necessarily.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience in Endocrinology
Very bad idea: The fact that non-therapeutic testosterone is illegal means that there is no significant evidence that Clomid (clomiphene) or HCG protects the pituita ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience in Fertility Medicine
No: The ovulation period can not be extended. However, fertility treatments such as Clomid (clomiphene) and metformin may improve your ovulation and make ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Medications are prescribed for a certain reason by a trained professional, they are not to be taken lightly.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: There are several possible reasons for a period to be delayed taking clomid (clomiphene). Possibilities include: pregnancy. The person didn't ovula ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Pena
24 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Not as much: The decrease in successfully conceiving with regards to smoking is believed to be attributed to its toxic effect on the oocytes/eggs. There are many ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Complicated: Clomid (clomiphene) blocks estrogen in your brain and pituitary gland which allows the hormones that stimulate your eggs to go up. When those eggs get ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Collin Smikle
35 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cyst : You can still have a cyst form after taking the clomid (clomiphene). The best measure to reduce the chance for having a cyst that may affect your nex ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Pena
24 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Unlikely: Most side effects of Clomid (clomiphene) are short-term = headache, hot flushes, irritability, bloating, ovarian cysts. Theoretical long-term risk ma ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Lawrence
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Less than 7 days: Clomid (clomiphene) which is a 5 day course that helps stimulate ovulation the duration of action is short lived.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
2 answers: Depends what you mean by "last." if you mean how long does it have an effect or "work, " it's done and over that same cycle if you haven't gotten preg ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Two weeks is usual!: Two weeks is usual.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Pearlman
39 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: I always use 50mg.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
21 years experience in Family Medicine
No interaction: No known interactions between clomid (clomiphene) and lamotrigine
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rychlik
25 years experience in Fertility Medicine
?: Why is he taking clomid (clomiphene)? That would be helpful to answer the question.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It is possible: Once a woman is ovulating on Clomid (clomiphene) most woman who will conceive will do so in 4-5 cycles. So generally if there is no pregnancy in 4-5 ... Read More

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