Clomid (Oral)

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Taking clomid while being pregnant

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)

Clomid (Oral) Medication Classification


Clomid (Oral) Brandname

Clomid, Serophene

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
  • Dizziness
  • Nervousness or trouble sleeping
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain and bloating
  • Mood changes

Clomid (Oral) Ratings

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Clomid (Oral)

Effectiveness: *

Ease of Use: *

Overall Satisfaction: *****


Nagraj, Nagraj - 01/10/2014

I like #2 for good friends.When I was only 5 weeks along I went on a girl's weeeknd that was planned before I found out I was pregnant. Normally not a big deal, but this one was planned as a wine tasting weeeknd (oops!). I tried the whole "I'm on a medication that requires me not to drink" bit - but both of my friends are incredibly nosy and one of them is a nurse who insisted on knowing what meds. I had a medication in mind, but she promptly told me I could drink small amounts on it and be fine (ughhh). Why can't people leave well enough alone sometimes??I ended up alone with my other girlfriend at the bar one night and ordered a N/A mixer. She adamantly refused to drink unless I got something and made things very awkward. I finally, angrily, told her why I couldn't drink and even though it was nice to have her in-the-know - I'm still annoyed that they couldn't just drop it.

Clomid (Oral)

Effectiveness: ***

Ease of Use: *****

Overall Satisfaction: ***


Pamela`, Texas - 12/28/2008

I haven't technically started taking Clomid yet, but I was just given the prescription for the medicine and will begin taking it in November. I have been trying to conceive for almost 8 years now. I am already 26 years old and I am not ovulating, so my husband and I decided it was probably time to go ahead with this medication. I know what it is like to get very excited but feel let down by other methods we have used in the past tried to get pregnant. I am really nervous because my husband feels confident in this drug and I do not want him to be disappointed. Right now, we are both on vitamins--I am taking a prenatal vitamin and my husband is taking a multivitamin with extra zinc. Please pray for my family and send us your best wishes. I really hope to be pregnant by Christmas! What a wonderful present that would be.

Clomid (Oral)

Effectiveness: **

Ease of Use: *****

Overall Satisfaction: **


CERI MORGAN, NC - 10/28/2008

After suffering from endometriosis for years, I was able to have a procedure done and was put on this medication. I have been on it for one year and still have not been able to get pregnant. I plan to continue using it until next year when I see my doctor again, at which time I am hoping he will increase my dosage. I realize that patience is a must with this type of treatment and that I cannot expect overnight results. I have a terrible time with hot flashes and slight abdominal cramping, but otherwise have suffered no major side effects.