What is Clomiphene?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Clomid Clostilbegyt Serophene

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Clomiphene is an ovulation stimulator used in the treatment of ovulatory failure in patients desiring pregnancy.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Female infertility 15 8
Low testosterone 2 1
Polycystic ovary syndrome 2 1
Secondary hypogonadism 2 0
Endometriosis 1 0

Show all 10 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 3
Mild 4
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Clomiphene

Side effect Patients
Irritability 2
Abdominal bloating 1
Abdominal cramps 1
Abdominal pain 1
Breast tenderness 1
Emotional lability 1

Show all 21 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Clomiphene

Dosage Patients
50 mg daily 2
1 tablet(s) m,w,f 1
12.5 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Clomiphene

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 12
Did not seem to work 11
Doctor's advice 6
Change in health plan coverage 1
Personal research 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 20 patients who've stopped taking Clomiphene

Duration

Currently taking Clomiphene

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking Clomiphene

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 8
1 - 6 months 8
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 11
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 10
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 4
< $25 2
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Clomiphene after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Testosterone (Testosterone Cypionate) 2
Lamotrigine (Lamictal) 1

Patients stopped taking Clomiphene and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Letrozole (Femara) 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Clomiphene.