Clofert (Clomifene Citrate) (KLOE-mi-feen)
What is Clofert (Clomifene Citrate) used for?
Clofert (Clomifene Citrate) is an oral medication prescribed to induce ovulation in women with infertility. It operates by boosting the levels of hormones that control the development and release of eggs from the ovaries to make conception possible. Your doctor may prescribe its use for the treatment of other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Clofert (Clomifene Citrate)?
Clofert (Clomifene) should always be used according to your doctor`s instructions to get the most effective results from treatment. One tablet is normally taken once each day, but your individual instructions will depend on your age, weight, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken with or without food, although a snack or meal is recommended prior to use if you experience nausea. Never split or chew the tablets before use as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Always ask your doctor or pharmacist any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Clofert (Clomifene Citrate)?
Clofert (Clomifene Citrate) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are blurry vision, sensitivity to light, heavy vaginal bleeding, or signs of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) including nausea, urinary retention, upset stomach, or difficulty breathing. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience any worrying symptoms to make sure the necessary changes are made to your application frequency or dosage.
Clofert (Clomifene Citrate) should never be administered to men. This medication should not be given to women who have endometrial cancer, ovarian cysts, who are already pregnant, or who have liver disease or a history of liver problems. Also inform your doctor if you have a history of seizures, uterine fibroids, a history of seizures, high triglyceride levels, or polycystic ovary syndrome as these conditions may cause unexpected problems requiring adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Clofert (Clomifene Citrate) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Clofert (Clomifene Citrate) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.