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Doctor insights on: Fertilaid And Clomid

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My husband is taking clomid per doctor orders but he wants to try fertilaid can he try that with clomid?

My husband is taking clomid per doctor orders but he wants to try fertilaid can he try that with clomid?

Depends: Ask the doctor who wrote for the Clomid. The Fertilaid comes in three different types from their website.
There is Fertilaid, Boost counter, and Motility. Since it contains L-carnitine an amino acid, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants seems OK to use.

I think OK but check w the Clomid prescriber. ...Read more

Dr. Victor Beshay
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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?

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)?

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?

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

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When does a man take clomid (clomiphene)?

Clomid (clomiphene): Clomid (clomiphene) is given to men in an attempt to increase their sperm count. Special care needs to be taken to follow their testosterone levels. Unfortunately Clomid (clomiphene) is not consistent when given to the men in that it may increase their sperm count but I've also have seen it lower their sperm count or not change it at all. ...Read more

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How does Clomid (clomiphene) work in men?

Clomid (clomiphene) use in men: Prolonged daily use of high-dose Clomid (clomiphene) may be effective in the treatment of hypogonadotropic hypogonadism. ...Read more

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How does Clomid (clomiphene) affect males?

How does Clomid (clomiphene) affect males?

Like in women...: Clomid (clomiphene) increases the release of lh and fsh hormones from the pituitary gland. These hormones stimulate testosterone and sperm production from the testes, respectively. This tends to only work in men when they have low to normal levels of lh/fsh to start with. ...Read more

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Is Clomid (clomiphene) prescribed for men?

Yes: Occasionally it is. Use of Clomid (clomiphene) is more common for females, however Clomid (clomiphene) use in men has shown improvement in spermatogenesis for certain patient groups. ...Read more

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Clomid (clomiphene) best at day or night?

AM or PM Clomid (clomiphene): It does not matter what time of day you take your clomid, (clomiphene) as long as it is around the same time every day. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use Clomid (clomiphene) on men?

Yes and maybe: "yes" because it is safe to use Clomid (clomiphene) for men; "maybe" because there are very few good reasons to use it, and experts don't agree whether its even useful for men at all. ...Read more

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What is the substitute for clomid (clomiphene)?

Femara/Letrozole: If Clomid (clomiphene) is not effective, Femara is sometimes prescribed in much the same way as clomid (clomiphene). For some women it is more effective.

Be aware; however, that using Femara for ovulation induction is considered "off label, " meaning it is not approved by the fda for this use. This is not a problem if your doctor is familiar with it and comfortable prescribing it. ...Read more

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Can I take angucaston with Clomid (clomiphene)?

Probably: This is an herbal medication from a particular tree. Studies are going to be very limited since it is not a medication but rather a plant based natural remedy. ...Read more

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What is Clomid (clomiphene) && how does it work?

What is Clomid (clomiphene) && how does it work?

Clomid (clomiphene): Clomid (clomiphene) is a nonsteroidal anti-estrogen. When taken orally it fools the body at the level of the brain and thinks there are lower levels of estrogen forcing more fsh to be produced which promotes growth of follicles and ovulation. ...Read more

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How fast does Clomid (clomiphene) typically work?

3-to-6 cycles: Many factors besides fertility medication go into achieving a succesful pregnancy. In appropriately selected couples, meaning normal semen parameters and healthy fallopian tubes at a minimum, cumulative pregnancy rates with Clomiphene are 85% in 3 cycles and around 95% in 6 cycles. ...Read more

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Can you die by taking Clomid (clomiphene) 100 mg?

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 extremely rare and I personally have not encountered it after many years in practice. ...Read more

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How effective is the, men's clomid (clomiphene)?

Depends: Clomid (clomiphene) may be helpful for certain problems of sperm production. It is not a universal treatment for poor sperm production. You should have a consultation with a urologist that is familiar with male infertility care and who can follow your care on the medication. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons to clomid (clomiphene)?

Risk and benefits: Like all drugs, Clomid (clomiphene) has its pros and cons. It is very helpful for women with irregular cycles and inexpensive. On the negative side, it will increase the risk of multiple births, has a number of annoying side effects, is less effective than injectable drugs and there is a possibility that using it (particularly long term) may increase the risk of ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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How is Clomid (clomiphene) generally administered?

Orally: Clomid (clomiphene) comes in 50 mg tablets. Dosage is usually one tablet by mouth for five days. Usually it starts on day three through day seven. Ovulation normally occurs approximately seven days after the last pill. Dosage can be increased to 100 mg and even 150 mg per day for the five days. Occasionally, it can be given for a total of seven days. Often at the higher dosages and longer days of usage the ovulation is still suboptimal. ...Read more

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I take clomid cd 5. Can I ovulate without trigger?

Some do: Many patients ovulate on Clomid without using a BHCG trigger injection. This will be up to you ad your doctor to monitor the your response to the medication ...Read more

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When and how should I take Clomid (clomiphene) 50mg.

Days 5-9: You should be under a doctor's care while you are taking clomid (clomiphene). Rarely, but sometimes, it can cause ovarian hyperstimulation or large ovarian cysts. A physician should evaluate you between each month of clomid (clomiphene). Take Clomid (clomiphene) days 5-9. Day 1 is the first day of your period. Start an ovulation kit day 11 or 12. Have sex day 11 and not again until you ovulate. ...Read more

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When does a couple qualify for clomid (clomiphene)?

Most infertility: While typically and classically given to women who don't ovulate normally, to assist them with fertility, Clomid (clomiphene) is commonly given to most women who are subfertile as a 'first line' therapy. A woman should have at least one open fallopian tube, cannot be menopausal, and should have a partner with reasonable sperm for this to be appropriate. Certain women won't respond; see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of Clomid (clomiphene) to men?

Clomid (clomiphene) and men: Clomid (clomiphene) use in men, as in women, produces an increase in the gonadotropins lh ; fsh (the hormones which stimulate the gonads). If a man has poor testicular function due to low lh ; fsh (as characterized by low sperm count and/or low testosterone), prolonged daily use of high doses of Clomid (clomiphene) (or its twin, tamoxifen) may correct this. ...Read more

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When is the right day to use Clomid (clomiphene) tbl?

Depends on the physician.: Different doctors will start Clomid (clomiphene) differently. Some doctors will start on day two others on day three and then others will even start on day five. It is normally taken for five days though. Ovulation normally occurs within seven days or so after the last tablet. ...Read more

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How old do you have to be to take clomid (clomiphene)?

No limit: Clomid (clomiphene) is used to promote ovulation in women who do not regularly ovulate on their own and are trying to conceive. It's short term use can be initiated at any age as is indicated to help her get pregnant. ...Read more

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How many times do I take the Clomid (clomiphene) a day?

Usually once: Usually it's prescribed once per day but you should verify with the doctor who gave it to you. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Opsahl
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