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Taking alcohol while on clomid

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
40 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not really: Limited alcohol consumption while taking Clomid (clomiphene) should not affect the efficacy, but once pregnant do not drink any alcohol.
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Yes: Does the prescribing physician know that your wife is drinking? Alcohol itself is a major cause of infertility. It reduces ovulation and decreases c ... Read More
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Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Shouldn't: Moderate alcohol should not affect whether the Clomid (clomiphene) works directly but could be a source of excess calories which makes things harder i ... Read More

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moises Perez
18 years experience Pharmacology
Clomid (clomiphene) and alcohol: There are no known drug or food interactions with clomid (clomiphene). However, it may cause dizziness, light headedness, or vision disturbances which ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Holden
34 years experience Fertility Medicine
Clomid (clomiphene) and alcohol: Alcohol is metabolized in the liver. As a result, the metabolic enzymes of the liver become active and more inclined to metabolize Clomid (clomiphene ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Grobman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Should not: It may affect effectiveness of Clomid (clomiphene) and increase side effects.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Holden
34 years experience Fertility Medicine
Clomid (clomiphene) and alcohol: Alcohol is metabolized in the liver. As a result, the metabolic enzymes of the liver become active and more inclined to metabolize Clomid (clomiphene ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Probably not, but: Not only are alcoholics drinking a lot of toxic-to-the-liver alcohol every day, they also get tons of calories too. But, that's not the worse part. A ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Side effects: Side effects of Clomid are blurry vision, drowsiness and vomiting which can become worse with alcohol. Also we try to optimize health when trying to g ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
20 years experience Fertility Medicine
Should not: Add long as used as directed by your physician, the risks of Clomid (clomiphene) use are minimal. The risk of death from Clomid (clomiphene) is extrem ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Day 26 onwards: OvulTion should occur about day 15 thus pregnancy test may be positive earliest day 26 onwards;ie approximately 11days post ovulation
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Day 3or 5: Normally you would begin on cycle day 3 or 5. There are times when other times are appropriate: follow your infertility doctor's recommendations.
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