How well does Clomid (clomiphene) work?

Well. Statistically around 80% of women will ovulate on clomid, (clomiphene) but only 50-60% eventually get pregnant.

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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?

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...

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...

How well does clomiphene usually work?

Estrogen receptors. Clomiphene is believed to block the estrogen receptor in the brain. The brain in turn produces hormones that stimulate the ovaries to produce eggs. Read more...
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...
Ovulate or Pregnant. While up to 80% will ultimately ovulate with clomiphene, only about half of those will conceive. Before using clomid, a sperm test is needed. Consider an hsg as well. Three months at most before considering other options. Many form large cysts with clomid, so an ultrasound is helpful at the start of each treatment cycle. Read more...

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...

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...

How fast does Clomid (clomiphene) typically work?

Depends on age. For a woman with irregular menstrual cycles under age 30, Clomid (clomiphene) restores fertility to normal, resulting in a pregnancy for most women within 3-4 months. 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 more...