Clomid - a treatment for infertility.
Clomid is an antiestrogen which blocks located in the ovaries and the hypothalamus receptors producing estrogens, activates maturation of the follicles and stimulates and promotes ovulation estradiol levels in the blood.
The drug is most effective when a sufficient level of estrogen and exhibits its action at low levels of gonadotropic hormones.
The active ingredient of Clomid - Clomiphene.
Clomid is prescribed for anovulatory infertility, amenorrhea (the absence of prolonged menstrual bleeding), galaktoree caused by a pituitary tumor, dysfunctional metrorrhagia (uterine bleeding), polycystic ovary syndrome, androgen deficiency, oligospermia - a state where the seminal fluid was insufficient for the number of sperm fertilization.
There are positive reviews of Clomid is used for diagnosis in cases of suspected violation of the gonadotrophic pituitary function.
Clomid Guide: how to use
To restore ovulation Clomid is prescribed to take a daily dose of 50 mg at night. Treatment commences on the fifth day of the menstrual cycle. If a woman's menstruation is not, start taking Clomid at any time. A month later, if ovulation has not occurred, the dosage was increased to 150 mg. Have ovulation set of basal temperature, the level of progesterone and luteinizing hormone.
If after treatment ovulation occurred, and pregnancy - no, again taking Clomid in a similar way. If there is no ovulation and menstruation, before starting a new course of Clomid, necessarily confirm or rule out pregnancy.
During therapy, women should undergo regular checkups by a gynecologist to keep control of ovarian function, the state of the vaginal mucosa and cervical canal.
Women who take Clomid for infertility treatment, warn that the drug increases the likelihood of multiple births.
Men at oligospermia the drug is prescribed to take one or two times a day for 50 mg. Treatment lasts no more than 3-4 months, while constantly checking the cell, chemical and physical composition of the ejaculate.
The instructions Clomid indicated that it can be combined with preparations containing gonadotropic hormones.
Clomid can cause headache, drowsiness, depression, dizziness, irritability, insomnia, vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, flatulence, gastralgia, allergic dermatitis, a skin rash, pain in the lower abdomen, frequent urination, heavy menstruation, ovarian enlargement, breast tenderness .
There are reviews of Clomid from taking his patients, claiming the drug caused their weight gain, blurred vision, hair loss.
Possible drug overdose. Its symptoms: vomiting, blurred vision, nausea. After the complete withdrawal of the drug the patient is improving.
Clomid is contraindicated in the presence of cysts in the ovaries, genital tumors, or pituitary gland, renal or hepatic failure, endometriosis, hypersensitivity to clomiphene, during pregnancy.
Patients warned of possible deterioration of psychomotor reactions under the influence of the drug.