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Clomiphene
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Drug Name:

Clomiphene Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Clomiphene citrate 50mg; scored tabs.

Company:
Various generic manufacturers

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for Clomiphene:

Induction of ovulation.

Adult:

50mg daily for 5 days beginning on the 5th day of menstrual cycle; max 3 courses. If ovulation does not occur after 1st course, increase dose to 100mg daily for 2nd course; max 100mg/day for 5 days. See full labeling.

Children:

Not applicable.

Contraindications:

Primary ovarian failure. Ovarian cysts. Uterine leiomyomas. Abnormal uterine bleeding. Thrombophlebitis. Liver disease. Depression. Uncontrolled thyroid or adrenal dysfunction. Intracranial lesions. Pregnancy (Cat.X).

Warnings/Precautions:

Perform initial complete pelvic and endocrinologic exam. Discontinue if visual disorders occur. Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Ovulatory stimulant.

Adverse Reactions:

Ovarian enlargement, hot flashes, abdominal discomfort, abnormal uterine bleeding, mastodynia, visual disturbances, multiple births.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Serophene.

How Supplied:

Contact supplier.

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