Clomiphene is a potent drug that has an effect on the hormonal balance of the body as well as the function of the reproductive system. Therefore, before using the medication you need to carefully study the instructions and perform all of the indicated recommendations. The basic rules of administering Clomiphene can be found on this page.
Clomiphene tablets are taken orally with some water. The use of the drug does not dependent on one`s food schedule.
Before taking clomiphene it is recommended to get tested in order to determine the level of hormones. The dosage of the drug depends on it.
The course of treatment for anovulation using Clomiphene starts from the fifth day of the menstrual cycle. Women, who have not been diagnosed with significant hormonal misbalance, should take one pill in the evening or at bedtime. The duration of treatment is 5 days.
One should resume taking Clomiphene with increased dosage during the next menstrual cycle if the desired effect has not occurred after the first regimen. The patient should take 100 mg of medication (2 tablets) per day for six days. At the absence of a result it is allowed to go through one more course of treatment.
If the therapy turned out to be unsuccessful, one should make a break for 2-3 months and to refrain from the use of ovarian stimulation drug. One can go through three more courses of treatment after the break. In the absence of an effect any further treatment with Clomiphene is considered inadvisable. However, the cases when the use of the drug was not justified are extremely rare.
During treatment the woman should be under constant supervision of a gynecologist. The specialist will regularly check on the ovarian function, the vagina, assess the body's response to Clomiphene, observe the phenomenon of "pupil" and conduct other tests. Depending on the results the physician may adjust the dosage to increase the effectiveness of the therapy.
One should pay particular attention to the limitations of the drug in order not to harm one`s health. The information about contraindications for Clomiphene can be found in the correspondent section on our website.