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How well does clomiphene usually work?

How well does clomiphene usually 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 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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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?

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

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Do parlodel and Clomid (clomiphene) work well?

Do parlodel and Clomid (clomiphene) work well?

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 more

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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?

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?

Check MTHFR: 677 & 1298 genotypes and treat with L-methylfolate (NOT regular Folic Acid if positive), + P5P, and methylcobalamin. Also check for Factor V Leiden--both of these issues increase risk for clots, which can cause recurrent miscarriages. ...Read more

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If i been 7 years on androgel 10g if i switch to clomid (clomiphene) what dose well wor best?

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

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How does Clomid (clomiphene) work in men?

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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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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When is the good tyme 2 start using clomid (clomiphene)?

Clomid (clomiphene) timing: Initiating Clomid (clomiphene) dosing on day 3 of the menstrual cycle (where day 1 is the first day of heaviest flow) is best. ...Read more

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