Clomiphene Citrate Dosage
Applies to the following strength(s): 50 mg
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50 mg orally once a day for 5 days. Therapy should be initiated on or near the 5th day of the menstrual cycle, but may be started at any time in patients without recent uterine bleeding.
If ovulation occurs and pregnancy is not achieved, up to 2 additional courses of Clomiphene Citrate 50 mg orally once a day for 5 days may be administered. Each subsequent course may be started as early as 30 days after the previous course and after pregnancy has been excluded.
Most patients ovulate following the first course of therapy. However, if the patient fails to ovulate, a second course of 100 mg/day for 5 days may be given as early as 30 days following the initial course. A third course of 100 mg/day for 5 days may be given after 30 days, if necessary.
Treatments beyond three cycles of Clomiphene Citrate, dosages greater than 100 mg once a day, and/or course durations beyond 5 days are not recommended by the manufacturer. However, successful pregnancies and term deliveries have been reported in women receiving up to 200 mg/day for 5 days, or extended 10-day course of therapy, or consecutive cycles of treatment beyond the 3 recommended by the manufacturer.
50 to 100 mg orally once a day for 5 days. Generally, one course of therapy is sufficient.
25 to 100 mg orally once a day. Therapy is generally given over a period of several months.
Dosage reductions are not recommended for patients with renal dysfunction during short term Clomiphene Citrate therapy. Dosage reductions are also not recommended for patients with renal dysfunction during long term Clomiphene Citrate therapy. However, the half-life of Clomiphene Citrate may be prolonged with chronic therapy and patients with renal dysfunction should be monitored for patient response and tolerance.
Clomiphene Citrate is contraindicated in patients with liver disease or a history of liver dysfunction.
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Other drugs may interact with Clomiphene Citrate, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell each of your health care providers about all medicines you use now and any medicine you start or stop using.
* 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 Citrate. 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.
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Information checked by Dr. Sachin Kumar, MD Pharmacology