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

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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I start it taking Clomid (clomiphene) day 5 to 9, when can I test?

I start it taking Clomid (clomiphene) day 5 to 9, when can I test?

Day 26 onwards: OvulTion should occur about day 15 thus pregnancy test may be positive earliest day 26 onwards;ie approximately 11days post ovulation ...Read more

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When would you recommend taking Clomid (clomiphene) with a 56 days cycle?

Day 3or 5: Normally you would begin on cycle day 3 or 5. There are times when other times are appropriate: follow your infertility doctor's recommendations. ...Read more

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

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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When taking clomid, (clomiphene) do I take 2 pills at the same time or just twice a day?

Clomid (clomiphene): 1) you should always ask your own doctor this, not online. 2) you take the two pills together. ...Read more

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Will taking Clomid (clomiphene) increase the chances of getting endemetrosis as it makes more eastrogen?

Stimulation: The increased estrogen form Clomid (clomiphene) is pretty short lived. Although it will not increase your chances of getting endometriosis, it can cause stimulation of endometriosis you already have. ...Read more

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I have been taking Clomid (clomiphene) for going on six months now and its been ineffective. What should I do?

Rediculous: You have been on it that long without it working, you need to see an infertility sub- specialist (assuming you are not seeing one now) as you will need other testing and you may need injectable meds. ...Read more

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I started taking Clomid (clomiphene) the first 3 days! The last 2 days can I take 50mg? Will it make a difference?

Follow doctor: Follow your doctor's instructions regarding this medication. Hopefully your doctor gave you clear instructions on dosing and time of medication. Without having your full history and medical record it would be improper for us on healthtap to tell you to do anything outside of what your doctor has already recommended. ...Read more

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Which exams are obligated before taking clomid (clomiphene)? My gy told me i'll be probably on this next month but im scared about long effect of this drug.

No fear: Using Clomid (clomiphene) for a few months have no long term effects. If you are not ovulating then this is a good medication to help you get pregnant. You will have to decide if your desire for pregnancy outweighs your fear of using this safe medication before proceeding. ...Read more

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I was taking Clomid (clomiphene) for 2 cycle with no success I stop taking Clomid (clomiphene) last time taking Clomid (clomiphene) was mar18 had 2 af cycle after now in 50 late is dat norm?

Not normal: Please see the doc who put u on the Clomid (clomiphene) to make sure it did not cause you to get an ovarian cyst that could delay your period and if u did not ovulate the Clomid (clomiphene), u may need injections by a reproductive endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Taking Clomid (clomiphene) and biotin together, okay?

Yes: It is generally fine to take vitamins along with clomid (clomiphene). It is unlikely there will be an interaction. Most fertility docs discourage patients from taking herbal supplements though. ...Read more

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How long after taking Clomid (clomiphene) would I ovulate?

How long after taking Clomid (clomiphene) would I ovulate?

"clomid" : ovulation: Clomiphene citrate is given usually from day five through day 9 of a woman's cycle. Ovulation will occur usually between day 12-14 of a clomid (clomiphene) cycle. You can get a termometer at a drugstore which is calibrated in tenths of a degree, and a temperature rise indicates ovulation if you wish to know more precisely. ...Read more

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What are some tips on ttc while taking clomid (clomiphene)?

Timing: To get pregnant take Clomid (clomiphene) days 5-9 of menses, day 1 is first day of bleeding, have sex ever other day around ovulation which should be around day 14. So day 10 start with every other day sex, don't use any lubricants or chemicals sex every other day to keep sperm count up ; he should avoid hot tubs or saunas also to keep count up. ...Read more

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What are the common signs of cyst after taking clomid (clomiphene)?

What are the common signs of cyst after taking clomid (clomiphene)?

Persistent cyst?: Delayed period with a negative pregnancy test is suggestive of a persistent cyst. Ultrasound is the only reliable way to find out. ...Read more

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I am taking Clomid (clomiphene) 50mg cd1-cd5. When should I ovulate?

Day 12-16: Usually doctors prescribe Clomid (clomiphene) to be taken day 3-7 to trigger ovualtion day 12-16. Since you are taking an alternative nontraditional course of Clomid (clomiphene) you may want to discuss intercourse timing with the prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Does taking Clomid (clomiphene) for more than 5 days make u fertile more?

Probably not: The prescribed course for Clomid (clomiphene) is 5 days. If you don't respond (ovulate) to it there are studies that show you can increase the dose and take another 5 days without having to wait for a period. However, it would be wise to talk with a fertility specialist. ...Read more

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Can taking Clomid (clomiphene) after HSG up my chances of having multiple?

Can taking Clomid (clomiphene) after HSG up my chances of having multiple?

Yes: Taking Clomid (clomiphene) can increase the multiple pregnancy rate from 2% to 8%. 99% of that 8% are twins though. ...Read more

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I will be taking Clomid (clomiphene) today 13th march, when will I ovulate?

I will be taking Clomid (clomiphene) today 13th march, when will I ovulate?

Variable: First, Clomid (clomiphene) is usually taken in a 5 or so day range. Second, Clomid (clomiphene) does not always result in ovulation success. Third, the timing of ovulation after Clomid (clomiphene) varies so you should use an u=ovulation predictor kit to help identify if and when you ovulate. ...Read more

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I got a misscarriage at 5 months but I was taking Clomid (clomiphene) why is that?

Miss on Clomid (clomiphene): Clomid (clomiphene) is unlikely to cause a miscarriage. More likely it was due to another cause. ...Read more

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Ttc for over 2 years. I'm taking Clomid (clomiphene) for the first time tonight. How effective is it?

Clomid by itself: Helps 80% of women ovulate. However, at age 41, your chance of pregnancy per month with clomid is about 3-5%. Don't waste too much time with it -- consider moving to adding IUI or doing IVF soon. ...Read more

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If I would've had balance translocation, does taking Clomid (clomiphene) increase my chance to have ds baby?

Usually not: Unless your translocation involves chromosome 21, neither Clomid (clomiphene) nor any other fertility drug should affect your risk of downs. That risk is largely related to maternal age. ...Read more

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Can my follicles pick up growing from where they where if I stopped then started back taking clomid (clomiphene)?

Depends: If you just skipped one day of the Clomid (clomiphene) then the growth would continue. If it was longer than that then the growth of the follicle or multiple follicles will have been compromised. ...Read more

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If my wife drinks alcohol while taking Clomid (clomiphene) will it impact the effectiveness of clomid (clomiphene)?

Not really: Limited alcohol consumption while taking Clomid (clomiphene) should not affect the efficacy, but once pregnant do not drink any alcohol. ...Read more

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I missed 2 days of taking Clomid (clomiphene) medicatons nd I continued on d 3rd day, is it still going to work for me?

Probably not: Probably not! Sorry!
you really need to take the 5 days in a row for it to work, so do not miss pills next time. ...Read more

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