- What is clomiphene-oral, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for clomiphene-oral?
- Is clomiphene-oral available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for clomiphene-oral?
- What are the side effects of clomiphene-oral?
- What is the dosage for clomiphene-oral?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with clomiphene-oral?
- Is clomiphene-oral safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about clomiphene-oral?
What is clomiphene-oral, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
Clomiphene is an oral medication used for stimulating ovulation. It binds to estrogen receptors in the hypothalamus, pituitary gland, ovary, endometrium, vagina, and cervix. It causes production of hormones (gonadotropins) by the pituitary which stimulates ovulation. The FDA approved clomiphene in February 1967.
What brand names are available for clomiphene-oral?
Is clomiphene-oral available as a generic drug?
GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes
Do I need a prescription for clomiphene-oral?
What are the side effects of clomiphene-oral?
The most common side effects of clomiphene are:
- ovarian enlargement,
- stomach discomfort,
- breast discomfort,
- blurred vision,
- nausea, and
Other important side effects include
- abnormal heart beats,
- allergic reactions,
- uterine bleeding,
- back pain, and
- muscle pain.
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