Take this medication only as directed by your doctor. If you are starting on day 5, count the first day of your menstrual period as day 1. Begin on day 5, take the correct dose every day for the days your doctor ordered. To help you remember to take your medicine dose, take it at the same time each day.
Clomid (Clomiphene) dosage
The dose of this medication will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor’s instructions or directions on the label. The following information only includes the average doses of this medication. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to.
The amount of medicine you take depends on the strength of the medication. In addition, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between the doses and the time you take the medication depends on the medical problem for which you are using the medication.
For oral dosage form (tablets): Adults – 50 milligrams (mg) per day for five days of a menstrual cycle. Treatment usually begins on the fifth day of your menstrual period. If you do not have menstrual cycles, you can start taking your medication at any time.
If you do not become pregnant after the first treatment, your doctor may increase the dose by a little every 250 mg a day. Your treatment may be repeated until you become pregnant or for up to four treatment cycles.
Missing Clomid dose
If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the dose.
If you do not remember until it is time for the next dose, take both doses together; Then return to your regular dosing schedule. If you miss more than one dose, check with your doctor.
Storage Clomid (Clomiphene)
Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Avoid freezing.
Keep out of the reach of children. Do not keep the medicine obsolete or the medicine is no longer needed.
Interactions Clomid with other drugs
Clomid does not interact with a large number of drugs. Until now, it is known that only two drugs interact with Clomid, in the following way:
- Bexarotene (anticancer drug). Concomitant use of Clomid with this medicine increases the risk of pancreatitis.
- Ospemifene (a medicine used to relieve pain during sexual intercourse). Coadministration of these two drugs increases the risk of thrombus formation.