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Can Clomid (clomiphene) delay ovulation?

Can Clomid (clomiphene) delay ovulation?

It's just the: Opposite. Clomid (clomiphene) will enhance ovulation by stimulating the brain to produce fertility hormone (gnrh) subsequently inducing the production of ovarian hormones fsh & lh. It's the latter causing ovulation. And the rest is history. God bless you! http://www.Ovulation-calculator.Com/clomid.Htm. ...Read more

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Can clomid (clomiphene) regulate periods?

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 also trying to conceive. There are many of other ways to regulate periods and there have been some concerns about the long term use of clomid (clomiphene). Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can Clomid (clomiphene) raise FSH levels?

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 is a test of ovarian reserve or 'egg supply'. For this test you get an fsh level and Estradiol blood test on day 2 or 3, take 100 mg or two pills of Clomid (clomiphene) a day from days 5 to 9, then repeat the fsh test on day 10. Clomid (clomiphene) does not affect day 2 or 3 fsh levels though. ...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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Clomid (clomiphene) dosage for low t?

"Low T": Is not a disease or even a well-defined syndrome. Therefore there is no clear treatment. Clomid (clomiphene) is one speculative treatment, but there is not a "correct" dose. ...Read more

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Can Clomid (clomiphene) boost testosterone ?

Can Clomid (clomiphene) boost testosterone ?

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 hair growth to occur in some female patents. ...Read more

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Ovulating with pain.After day 3-9 on clomid (clomiphene)?

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's a small chance a cyst or bleeding can develop on the ovaries after using clomid (clomiphene). Some mild to moderate pain that lasts a day or two is probably normal. ...Read more

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Does femara work better than clomid (clomiphene)?

Does femara work better than clomid (clomiphene)?

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. Femara for fertility is an "off-label" indication, meaning this drug was not designed for this purpose. There are pros and cons of both Clomid (clomiphene) and Femara and they have different side effect profiles. Talk to your doctor about what is best for you. ...Read more

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Does Clomid (clomiphene) regulate periods?I have pcos.

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 the period. ...Read more

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Clomid, clomiphene, pregnancy side effects?

Many possible...: They include, and aren't limited to, hot flashes, headaches, breast tenderness, bloating, mood changes, ovarian cysts and enlargement, ovarian cancer, and multiple pregnancy. Never take a medicine like this unless your fertility specialist first discusses why you need it and what the alternatives, risks, benefits, and side effects are. ...Read more

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On Clomid (clomiphene) 50mg. Ovulated cd18. Cd 21 progesterone 33.8 ng/ml. Pregnant?

Too early: To tell. Progesterone on day 21 doesn't tell you 'yes or no, ' it simply confirms that you ovulated sometime before. ...Read more

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Can Clomid (clomiphene) with metformin extend the ovulation day?

No: The ovulation period can not be extended. However, fertility treatments such as Clomid (clomiphene) and metformin may improve your ovulation and make your cycles more regular or change the interval. ...Read more

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Ttc on Clomid (clomiphene) any advice?

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. ...Read more

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I have low testestrone but with out any fiscally problem can Clomid (clomiphene citrate) work in the place of androgel 10mg?

I have low testestrone but with out any fiscally problem can Clomid (clomiphene citrate) work in the place of androgel 10mg?

Clomid (clomiphene): Clomid (clomiphene) can be used instead of androgel. However, like any drug, clomid (clomiphene) has side effects which can affect your vision. You should discuss the problem with your urologist ...Read more

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What're the common side effects of men taking clomiphene citrate (clomid) 50 mg?

None for most men: Clomiphene citrate is an estrogen antagonist. For women who are estrogen dominant, this can cause multiple side effects as the Clomiphene shifts the estrogen to androgen (male hormone) balance away from the estrogen. In men, shifting that same balance away from estrogen and toward the androgens is not a problem as men are naturally androgen dominant. Most men have virtually no side effects. ...Read more

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In april i was put on clomephene citrate 100mg but not sure if i ovulated. Now I have been put on Clomid (clomiphene) 50mg. Does it mean that it be less effectiv?

Ovulation on CC: Now this is a pet peeve of mine. Doctors give Clomid (clomiphene) and do not follow the patients. In order to use this drug correctly one must be followed with ultrasounds. Clomid (clomiphene) is a terrible, nasty anti-estrogen drug with many side effects-and I use it all the time because it is inexpensive and can help an anovulatory woman. Ultrasound is needed to follow endometrial thickness and ovarian response. ...Read more

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Clifen tab. Clomiphene citrate 50mg is it good to use?

When indicated: Clomiphene is a safe and effective drug in helping many women with infertility conceive.It should be used only under the supervision of appropriately trained physician. ...Read more

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What are the effects clomiphene citrate has on young men?

What are the effects clomiphene citrate has on young men?

It'd rarely used: on young men, there are very very few reasons to do so. what are you asking? ...Read more

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When is it the best time to take clomiphene citrate tablets?

Depends: Clomid (clomiphene) is usually taken for 5 days during the cycle. Some physicians recommend taking the Clomid (clomiphene) during cycle days 3 through 7, other recommend cycle days 5 through 9. ...Read more

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Is there any men out there have success if took clomiphene citrate?

Yes, it can work.: Just as Clomiphene can stimulate the inadequately functioning ovary, it can stimulate the inadequately functioning testicle in some men. The reason for the inadequate function is key as not every male will be able to respond. An evaluation of the male is important. The other difference is that if Clomiphene is going to work for a woman, you'll know within 2 weeks. For men, it will take 3-6 months. ...Read more

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Hi I have been advised to use clomiphene citrate 50 mg twice daily for 5 days too much?

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 of a board certified reproductive endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What number of people have been successful with clomiphene citrate, and how long did it take?

CC: There are literally millions of babies born using clomiphene citrate since the 1960s. About 50-60% of women treated with CC will become pregnant, 85% do so in 3 cycles and 95% in 6 cycles. If 50 years is your correct age (?) you should talk with your doctor, these numbers do not apply in your age group. ...Read more

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What are the common side effects of men taking clomiphene citrate?

Clomifene: Clomifene citrate has been found very effective in the treatment of secondary male hypogonadism in many cases this has shown to be a much more attractive option than testosterone replacement therapy (trt) in many cases because of the reduced cost and convenience of taking a pill as opposed to testosterone injections or gels. Unlike traditional trt it also does not shrink the testes. Res. ...Read more

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What time of day is best to take ovulation meds such as clomiphene citrate?

What time of day is best to take ovulation meds such as clomiphene citrate?

Doesn't matter: Usually doesn't matter at all, but try taking each day at the same time. If your doctor is more specific, do what he/she says. Good luck. ...Read more

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What will the side effects of taking clomiphene citrate 50 mg twice daily be?

What will the side effects of taking clomiphene citrate 50 mg twice daily be?

Not used twice a day: Clomiphene/ Clomid (clomiphene) is a long-acting medication and is not given twice a day - i assume you mean two 50 mg pills once a day. Common side-effects are hot flashes, mood changes, mild bloating, mild nausea, increased cramping, breast tenderness, headache. There's about a 5-10% chance of multiple pregnancy, mostly twins. If it was prescribed twice daily see a reproductive endocrinology / infertility md. ...Read more

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Have any men tooking clomiphene citrate to help boost their sperm?

Have any men tooking clomiphene citrate to help boost their sperm?

Yes: It may be of benefit to men with mild decreases in sperm count if they have abnormally low levels of lh and fsh hormones. ...Read more

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My dr prescribe me clomiphene citrate 100mg but the pharmacy gave me 50mg. Can i take it 2gether or 50mg in the morning and the other 50mg at nyt?

Yes: Clinic only comes in 50mg doses. 100mg is a common starting dose and the two pills can be taken at the same time and does not need to be split up. ...Read more

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My doctor prescribed me 50mg daily of clomiphene citrate, for low t. Is this dosage too high or is it ok?

50 mg daily: Clomiphene is a non-steroidal fertility medicine which causes the pituitary gland to release hormones necessary to stimulate ovulation. The initial course of treatment is 50 mg orally once a day for 5 days. I wish you well with your health! ...Read more

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Clomiphene citrate 100mg from 3rd day for 5 days any possibility for twins and conceiving? Please answer

Twins possible: Medication that is used to make a woman ovulate such as clomiphene citrate and when used in the highest dose always carries the risk of resulting in a multiple gestation, that is twins and more. ...Read more

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If a young man take clomiphene citrate what's the chances of pregnancy and twins?

1/90: Twins occur in one in ninety pregnancies. There is no increase with men taking clomid (clomiphene). With a woman taking Clomid (clomiphene) there is a 5 times increase to one in twenty. ...Read more

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