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Does Clomid (clomiphene) cause weight gain?

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Dr. Richard Lipman
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In brief: Clomid (clomiphene) & Wt Gain

Clomid (clomiphene citrate) is a nonsteroidal, ovulatory stimulant used to treat ovulatory dysfunction and polycystic ovary syndrome in women who want to get pregnant.
Common side effects of Clomid may be abnormal vaginal bleeding, breast discomfort, headache, and GI symptoms of nausea and vomiting. Very rare serious side effects of Clomid include shortness of breath, seizures, stroke, chest pain, vision changes, GI symptoms of pain and swelling. Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome may occur (ovarian enlargement, severe GI symptoms, abdominal swelling, shortness of breath, and weight gain have been reported. Patients should seek medical care if these serious symptoms develop. Often breast swelling and tenderness is mistaken for weight gain.

In brief: Clomid (clomiphene) & Wt Gain

Clomid (clomiphene citrate) is a nonsteroidal, ovulatory stimulant used to treat ovulatory dysfunction and polycystic ovary syndrome in women who want to get pregnant.
Common side effects of Clomid may be abnormal vaginal bleeding, breast discomfort, headache, and GI symptoms of nausea and vomiting. Very rare serious side effects of Clomid include shortness of breath, seizures, stroke, chest pain, vision changes, GI symptoms of pain and swelling. Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome may occur (ovarian enlargement, severe GI symptoms, abdominal swelling, shortness of breath, and weight gain have been reported. Patients should seek medical care if these serious symptoms develop. Often breast swelling and tenderness is mistaken for weight gain.
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