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Clomiphene

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: Men are sometimes prescribed Clomiphene to try improving sperm counts/parameters. Experts disagree about how useful it is (or isn't) and "who" it's go ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Ramirez
35 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Infertility: Clomid (clomiphene) is a fertility medication only in that it is used to treat infertility. In actuality, it is an ovulation inducing drug. That is, i ... Read More
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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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Helps ovulation: Clomiphene fools the brain into thinking there is not enough estrogen produced by the ovary so the brain sends out more signals to the ovary to get to ... Read More
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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 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 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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Estrogen receptors: Clomiphene is believed to block the estrogen receptor in the brain. The brain in turn produces hormones that stimulate the ovaries to produce eggs.
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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 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 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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need correction: You need to contact the physician to correct the pharmacy error. The pharmacist must give you the exact medication your doctor prescribed. If there is ... 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 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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Perloe
44 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Clom blurred vision: STOP IT NOW, and see a reproductive endocrinologist to consider other medication. Blurred vision is a contraindication to its use.
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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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Roseff
38 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Not twice daily: Clomiphene (clomid) is dosed once daily. If your doc told you to take it twice per day, consider gathering up your records and seeking the expertise o ... Read More
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 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 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Let's back up: These are sometimes used to scam bodybuilders but i'm going to assume that your concern is rather with diminished libido despite your young age. If yo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience in Fertility Medicine
2 ways: In women who do not already ovulate, Clomiphene helps them to ovulate. It tricks the body into making more of its own FSH (follicle stimulating hormon ... Read More
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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: No known drug interactions
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Pauli
16 years experience in Fertility Medicine
No, similar success: In most studies comparing Clomid (clomiphene) and Femara the pregnancy rates are similar and neither has been found to be superior to the other. Fema ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
13 years experience in Urgent Care
Clomiphine: The most common side effects of clomiphene are ovarian enlargement, flushing, stomach discomfort, breast discomfort, blurred vision, nausea, and vomit ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Side effects: Headaches, hot flashes, emotional lability, and 8% multiple pregnancies are the side effects of clomid (clomiphene).
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Weeks: It is believed that half of the Clomiphene taken will take 3 weeks to clear your system. More time is neede to completely clear Clomiphene entirely fr ... 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 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: Conception is still possible. You are not sterile, rather subfertile, which means a lower monthly chance of pregnancy. If the medications do not bring ... Read More
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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

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