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I was prescribed my first cycle of Clomid. I waited to take my first pill after my first day of my period. It looks like the light bleeding I had was not my period, I took the clomid, and now found out I was possibly pregnant when taking the clomid. ...
by Laura in Salt Lake City , UTah, 11/07/2005
Clomid (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information
Clomid (Oral) Medication Classification
CLOMIPHENE (By mouth)
Clomid (Oral) Brandname
Clomid (Oral) is used for the Treatment
Clomiphene (KLOE-mi-feen) Treats ovulation problems in women who want to become pregnant.
When To Not Use Clomid (Oral)
You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to clomiphene, are pregnant (or think you might be pregnant), or if you have liver disease, cysts on the ovaries, enlarged ovaries, or unusual vaginal bleeding.
How Should You Use Clomid (Oral)
- Take this medicine exactly as your doctor ordered.
- Your doctor will tell you how much to take and when to start.
- Take your medicine at the same time every day.
- You should be checked for pregnancy or ovulation by your doctor between treatments.
- You may need to take and record your basal body temperature every day - ask your doctor. If a dose is missed:
- Take the missed dose as soon as you remember.
- Tell your doctor if you have missed any doses, because this may affect your treatment.
Proper Clomid (Oral) Storage
Store Clomid (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Clomid (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.
What To Avoid While Using Clomid (Oral)Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Clomid (Oral) Warnings
- If you think you might be pregnant, stop taking this medicine and tell your doctor.
- Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you have thyroid problems.
- Multiple births (such as twins or triplets) are possible when taking clomiphene.
- This medicine may cause changes in vision such as blurring or trouble focusing. If this becomes severe, tell your doctor. Be careful driving or operating machinery.
Clomid (Oral) Side Effects
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
- Severe lower stomach pain
- Nausea, vomiting
- Weight gain.
- Blurred vision If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
- "Hot flashes"
- Breast tenderness
- Nervousness or trouble sleeping
- Stomach pain and bloating
- Mood changes