Clomid contains a medicine called clomifene citrate.
This belongs to a group of medicines called ovulation stimulants.
It works by stimulating the release of eggs from the ovary (ovulation).
Clomid is used for some types of infertility, in women who are not ovulating properly.
HOW TO USE
The usual dose is: Adult women only: •Your doctor will tell you when in your menstrual cycle to start taking the tablets.•For the first course of treatment, take one tablet a day for five days.•If you do not have a period after the first course of treatment your doctor will increase your dose to two tablets a day for five days.•You should start this second course at least 30 days after the first course.•You will not usually take more than three courses of treatment.
If ovulation does not happen after three courses talk to your doctor.
This medicin should not be taken by children, adolescents, men or women who have already gone through the menopause (post-menopausal).
Do not take this medicine and tell your doctor if: You are allergic (hypersensitive) to clomifene or any of the other ingredients of Clomid.
Signs of an allergic reaction include: a rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue.-You have or ever had liver disease.-You have unusual menstrual bleeding where the cause is not known.-You have a type of cancer that is made worse by hormones.-You have a cyst on your ovary.