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Dr. Michael Opsahl
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Clomid (Overview)

Clomid is a women's health and pregnancy agent.


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What is Clomid (clomiphene) used for?

What is Clomid (clomiphene) used for?

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 polycystic ovary syndrome, as well as being used for ovarian hyperstimulation, such as part of an in vitro fertilization procedure. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Opsahl
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Clomid (Overview)

Clomid is a women's health and pregnancy agent.


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I'm having exactly 31 days cycle on Clomid (clomiphene) does that mean im ovulating on day 17 or 18 or is it possible that my luteal phase is longer than 14 days?

I'm having exactly 31 days cycle on Clomid (clomiphene) does that mean im ovulating on day 17 or 18 or is it possible that my luteal phase is longer than 14 days?

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 days and generally not variable by more than a day so can calculate ovulation time. ...Read more

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I am in cycle day 224 and several neg pg test. Used Clomid (clomiphene) to get of with my son. I have never had a cycle this long.?

I am in cycle day 224 and several neg pg test. Used Clomid (clomiphene) to get of with my son. I have never had a cycle this long.?

See a doctor now!: Please, please, please see a doctor who understands female reproductive cycle soon. Cycle day 224 is completely 'out of the road.' there may be a very easy solution, but before you focus on fertility issues you need to be evaluated for underlying causes. Most are not harmful but many do have risks, close this window right now, click on your browser and find a good local obg to help you! ...Read more

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My husband has 3% motility, and told that his sperm liquifies right away? He was prescribed Clomid (clomiphene) does that work for men? Isn't that for women?

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 (clomiphene) can work in women but it is more likely to improve sperm count. You may be looking at ivf with icsi as your only real option to conceive. ...Read more

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Hi I want to know if I can use Clomid (clomiphene) again coz I had mcg 4moth and I use Clomid (clomiphene) please rlp?

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. ...Read more

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How does arimidex (anastrazole) increase testosterone? And in your opinion what is more effective, Clomid (clomiphene) or arimidex in increasing testosterone in a 30 yr. Old male?

None: First both drugs are not used to increase testosterone in male. Clomid (clomiphene) (Clomiphene) is used in female infertility to stimulate ovary for inducing ovulation. Armidex a armatase inhibitor. Is used in breast cancer. The not intended for you are looking for. ...Read more

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How well does Clomid (clomiphene) work?

Well: Statistically around 80% of women will ovulate on clomid, (clomiphene) but only 50-60% eventually get pregnant. ...Read more

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How will 100 mg of Clomid impact ovulation versus 50 mg of clomid? My wife is on her 2nd cycle as the 50 mg didn't work. We've been trying for 1.5 years, so I hope Clomid works. Losing hope that we'll get pregnant.

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 of Clomid (clomiphene) may adversely affect the cervical mucus and the endometrial lining. ...Read more

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Testosterone for body building. Hi, I want to ask if I use it safely with Clomid (clomiphene) & hmg and within limits, can there be any long term side effects?

Rx Testosterone: Physician who enjoy the practice of medicine and wish to maintain their state medical license prescribe testosterone for low-t {hypogonadism}. Therefore if you are diagnosed with hypogonadism, you will receive the appropriate therapies with the appropriate medications. ...Read more

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Is taking Clomid (clomiphene) when it's not prescribed to you dangerous?

Yes: Medications are prescribed for a certain reason by a trained professional, they are not to be taken lightly. ...Read more

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I read that your chances of conception decrease approx. 30% if you are smoking while taking clomid (clomiphene). Does the same apply for nicotine patches & clomid (clomiphene)?

I read that your chances of conception decrease approx. 30% if you are smoking while taking clomid (clomiphene). Does the same apply for nicotine patches & clomid (clomiphene)?

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 different toxic agents in a typical tobacco cigarette, most of which have the potential to affect the eggs. With the nicotine patch, many of these other toxic agents are avoided. Of course, discontinue patch once nicotine patch is no longer needed. ...Read more

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Eventhough I got my period 2 day late after taking Clomid (clomiphene) 1st time do I have to worry about cyst that can be a side effect from Clomid (clomiphene) not taking agai?

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 next cycle is to have an ultrasound before starting the Clomid (clomiphene) again. That will let you know what is going on and may help you to decide. ...Read more

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Any side effects of clomid, (clomiphene) that become the long effect years later?

Unlikely: Most side effects of Clomid (clomiphene) are short-term = headache, hot flushes, irritability, bloating, ovarian cysts. Theoretical long-term risk may include ovarian cancer. However, risk of ovarian ca is more likely related to patient population using clomid, (clomiphene) mainly women who do not have children or have their first child at an older age, which are known risk factors for ovarian ca. ...Read more

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How long does a cycle of Clomid (clomiphene) stay in your system?

Less than 7 days: Clomid (clomiphene) which is a 5 day course that helps stimulate ovulation the duration of action is short lived. ...Read more

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How long does Clomid (clomiphene) last in your body after u ceased taking it? One month?

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 pregnant. You start over. On the other hand, metabolites (leftover, inactive, byproducts) are still excreted - I believe - up to 5-6 months after taking the drug. ...Read more

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How long after the last Clomid (clomiphene) taken do you start testing for ovulation?

Check out this link.: Take care, best wishes and god bless u! http://www. Babymed. Com/tools/clomid-ovulation-calculator. Http://m.voices. Yahoo. Com/10-herbs-promote-fertility-increase-chances-2491984.html. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as too many Clomid (clomiphene) cycles?

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 ovulatory cycles on clomid, (clomiphene) with proper timing of intercourse, then I will send my patients to an infertility specialist for the next step. ...Read more

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What cycle is better to take clomid cycle 3-7 or 5-9?

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 for 3 months or so, may switch to the other regime to see if that perhaps would work (assuming you are on the right dosage). ...Read more

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What is clomid (clomiphene)?

What is clomid (clomiphene)?

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 fsh level. This in turn causes eggs to develop and hopefully initiate ovulation mid-cycle. ...Read more

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Is Clomid (clomiphene) safe for men?

Is Clomid (clomiphene) safe for men?

Clomid (clomiphene) safety in men: Clomid (clomiphene) use in men is safe. Prolonged daily dosing (for at least 3 months) is required for it to be effective. ...Read more

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What is Clomid (clomiphene) used for?

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 polycystic ovary syndrome, as well as being used for ovarian hyperstimulation, such as part of an in vitro fertilization procedure. ...Read more

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How should I take clomid (clomiphene)?

Day 3-7: Clomid (clomiphene) is usually taken for five days starting on the third day of the menstrual cycle. Starting dose is 50-100 mg daily. ...Read more

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How well does Clomid (clomiphene) work?

Well: Statistically around 80% of women will ovulate on clomid, (clomiphene) but only 50-60% eventually get pregnant. ...Read more

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Is Clomid (clomiphene) a permanent fix?

No: Clomid (clomiphene) is only a permanent fix if it gives you all the children you ever want; medically, it is 'here today gone tomorrow.' in other words, there is no lasting effect positive or negative on your ovulatory function. ...Read more

Dr. Victor Beshay
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