Clomiphene is used as a fertility medication in some women who are unable to become pregnant. They work by changing the hormone balance of the body, causing ovulation to occur and thus prepares the body for conception.
Common side effects include:
Rare but serious side effects include blood clot formation. However, blood clot formation is rare and the doctor would have evaluated and weighed its benefits over risks before making the recommendation.
The symptoms of blood clot include one or more of the following
Other rare but serious side effects that you may or may not experience:
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following
If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.
Inform your healthcare professional if:
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Then take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take two doses to make up for the missed dose.
Pack this medication into a black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing into the rubbish chute or bin.
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