Clomiphene Citrate Dosage

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Dosage of Clomiphene Citrate in details

The dose of a drug and dosage of the drug are two different terminologies. Dose is defined as the quantity or amount of medicine given by the doctor or taken by the patient at a given period. Dosage is the regimen prescribed by the doctor about how many days and how many times per day the drug is to be taken in specified dose by the patient. The dose is expressed in mg for tablets or gm, micro gm sometimes, ml for syrups or drops for kids syrups. The dose is not fixed for a drug for all conditions, and it changes according to the condition or a disease. It also changes on the age of the patient.
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Clomiphene Citrate Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 50 mg

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Ovulation Induction

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.

Usual Adult Dose for Lactation Suppression

50 to 100 mg orally once a day for 5 days. Generally, one course of therapy is sufficient.

Usual Adult Dose for Oligospermia

25 to 100 mg orally once a day. Therapy is generally given over a period of several months.

Renal Dose Adjustments

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.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Clomiphene Citrate is contraindicated in patients with liver disease or a history of liver dysfunction.

Dialysis

Data not available

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What other drugs will affect Clomiphene Citrate?

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.

Clomiphene Citrate interactions

Interactions are the effects that happen when the drug is taken along with the food or when taken with other medications. Suppose if you are taking a drug Clomiphene Citrate, it may have interactions with specific foods and specific medications. It will not interact with all foods and medications. The interactions vary from drug to drug. You need to be aware of interactions of the medicine you take. Most medications may interact with alcohol, tobacco, so be cautious.
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* 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.

References

  1. MeSH. "Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators". https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/68... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  2. European Chemicals Agency - ECHA. "clomifene: The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is an agency of the European Union which is the driving force among regulatory authorities in implementing the EU's groundbreaking chemicals legislation for the benefit of human health and the environment as well as for innovation and competitiveness.". https://echa.europa.eu/ (accessed September 17, 2018).
  3. PubMed Health. "Clomiphene (By mouth) (Clomid): This section provide the link out information of drugs collectetd in PubMed Health. ". http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhe... (accessed September 17, 2018).

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The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Clomiphene Citrate are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Clomiphene Citrate. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.

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How frequently do I need to take Clomiphene Citrate?
It was reported by ndrugs.com website users that Clomiphene Citrate should ideally be taken Once in a day as the most common frequency of the Clomiphene Citrate. You should you adhere strictly to the instructions and guidelines provided by your doctor on how frequently this Clomiphene Citrate should be taken. Get another patient's view on how frequent the capsule should be used by clicking here.
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