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How Well Does Clomiphene Work
Depend on indication: For ovulation (when a patient who doesn't release an egg on her own), then assuming there are open tubes and normal sperm, Clomid (clomiphene) restores normal monthly conception rates: about 20%/month for women < 35, 10%/month for women > 35. When used for unexplained infertility, then it is less effective, generally about 5-7%/month depending on whether or not IUI is also used. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My urologue tel me to replace androgel 10 g by clomid (clomiphene) after used androgel 7 years .do you think well work and is safe to do the change?
It depends on goals: The goal when infertility is the problem is to achieve a pregnancy, so Clomid (clomiphene) is used in the short term, to improve sperm count & T4. The goal when hypogonadism is the problem is to restore testosterone levels to normal for the long term. Clomiphene is not usually used long term because safety and effectiveness over years and decades have not been proven. Ask the Uro to explain the rationale. ...Read more
Yes: Parlodel is a good treatment for hyperprolactinemia (too much prolactin hormone), and some patients conceive with it alone or combined with other fertility treatments. Clomid (clomiphene) can be used to induce ovulation (egg release) in many women who don't have regular cycles, or to cause 2-3 eggs to ovulate instead of one. About 10% success per month in under 35's; most pregnancies in the first 3-4 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having PCOS and hypothyroidism i had 5 consecutive cycles of Clomid (clomiphene) didn't work well she refers me to IVF specialist, any other options?
What R U doing???: You are a guy taking a potent male hormone for years and now you want to assault your body with a drug with potent estrogenic effects and has multiple side effects. Who is advising you about this stuff? You are playing with fire here and are very likely to harm yourself severely. Michael Jackson could have seen the best cardiologist in the US. Instead he saw a quack and died. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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