Clomid is effective in diagnosing pituitary gonadotrophic dysfunction.
Clomid can activate the growth of the follicles and stimulate ovulation, increasing the levels of estradiol. The medicine is especially efficient when an adequate estrogen level, and is useless at decreased levels of gonadotropins.
Clomiphene is the main active substance of this drug.
The drug is intended for the treatment of the following diseases:
- dysfunctional metrorrhagia (uterine bleeding)
- amenorrhea (absence of menstruation)
- galactorhea (spontaneous flow of milk from the breast)
- polycystic ovary syndrome
- oligospermia (semen with a low concentration of sperm)
Menstrual disorders are common health problems in women of various age. You must know that these issues aren’t transient and can’t be cured without medical assistance. It indicates the presence of serious health problems in your body.
Usually, women complain of irregular menstruation, pain and excessive bleeding.
These states are usually caused by genitourinary diseases (such as cystitis, yeast infection, polycystosis), continuous stress, hypothermia, change of climate, drug use and some widespread diseases.
Infertility is the inability of a person to reproduce by natural means. This disorder may be caused by functional or organic pathologies. The main causes are different disorders of ovulation, tubal pathology, and other gynecological illnesses.
People suffering from these diseases should visit the gynecologist, who will choose the right treatment after further examination.
Clomid is used for the restoration of ovulation. The common dosage is 50 mg. Take the drug before sleep.
You should begin the treatment on the fifth day of your periods. If you don’t have menstruation, you may start taking the drug at any time. 4 weeks later, if ovulation doesn’t happen, the dose must be tripled.
How to find out if you have ovulation?
It depends on the body temperature, the level of progesterone and luteinizing hormone. Treatment usually takes a few months. If ovulation happens, you should continue using Clomid until you’re pregnant.
The dose stays the same – 150 mg. If you have neither ovulation nor periods, you should consult a doctor. Probably, additional tests will be required. Your physician may prescribe other medicines that must be combined with Clomid.
In any case, you should take the drug under medical observance to monitor the ovarian function, the condition of the vaginal mucosa and cervical canal.
Remember that during the treatment with Clomid, there is a high risk of multiple births.
Men with oligospermia should take 50 mg of the drug once or twice a day. It may take 3-6 months to achieve maximum result.
It is necessary to check the cell, chemical and physical composition of sperm during the treatment.
Clomid can be mixed with other drugs that contain gonadotropic hormones.
Remember that Clomid can cause adverse effects. Usually, this happens if the patients take high doses (150 mg or more) for a long period. For that reason, it is especially important to consult your doctor and monitor the analyses changes.
The usual symptoms of overdose include: terrible head pain, vomiting, vision impairment, sickness and loose bowels. It is necessary to keep tabs on the liver function during the treatment.
Possible adverse effects:
- head pain
- loose bowels
- allergic dermatitis
- vision impairment
- urination frequency
- ovarian enlargement
- lower abdominal pain
- breast pain
- excessive bleeding
- weight gain