A tablet that is usually used to treat female infertility due to ovulation problems or suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). However, healthcare providers may prescribe this medicine for other purposes not listed in this article. While the active ingredient is Clomiphene, it also contains other inactive ingredients such as magnesium stearate, corn starch, sucrose, lactose monohydrate, and others. Clomiphene belongs to a group of medicines called ovulatory stimulants. This medicine should not be used for women whose ovaries no longer make eggs properly (primary pituitary, ovarian failure, and others).
The manufacturer of Clofert 50 mg is Svizera Healthcare.
Take the tablet whole by mouth with or without food. Use a glass of water to swallow the tablet and avoid other drinks such as alcohol because your risk of negative effects may increase. While swallowing, do not crush, break, or chew the tablet because you may notice an unpleasant taste in your mouth. The recommended dose per day (24 hours) is usually 1-2 tablets or as directed by your physician. Furthermore, it is important to follow the dosing schedule exactly as prescribed by a doctor, to get the most benefit from Clofert 50 mg. To decrease the risk of nausea or stomach upset, you can administer this product with light food or milk.
Additionally, using this medicine more often than is allowed, will not help you to treat the condition faster. If you are not noticing the desired result, your doctor may gradually increase the dosage for several weeks or even change the medicine.
In case you intend to use the liquid form of this medicine, measure the dose carefully with a special spoon or cup. Otherwise, you may not get the correct dose, which may also elevate your risk of adverse effects.
Tell your healthcare provider if your condition does not improve or if it worsens.
The dosages are different among patients because it depends on your response to therapy, age, other drugs that you may use, and the severity of the medical condition. Therefore, physicians prescribe different dosages for their patients. You should not use this medication if you are unsure what dosage is better for you or consult a doctor.
If you miss a dose, it may lead to a return of the symptoms. Therefore, your health condition may become difficult to treat. However, if you miss one, doctors recommend taking the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue the regular treatment as prescribed. It is not advised to take an increased dose of Clomiphene the next time to make up because it may increase your risk of adverse effects.
If you are taking more tablets than are prescribed by the doctor, you may experience an overdose. Interrupt using Clofert 50 mg and consult a doctor immediately if you experience any of the following symptoms. Examples include severe dizziness, fainting, shortness of breath, slow or irregular heartbeat, and others. Ask your healthcare professional in case you have any questions.
Side Effects of Clofert 50 mg
All medications may give you certain side effects and this product is not an exception. Certain factors that can provoke side effects are allergy and overdose. There are three types of side effects: mild, moderate, and severe.
Mild Side Effects
It is not recommended to ignore this category of side effects but to tell your doctor if you experience any of the following adverse reactions or both of them at the same time. Check some examples below:
- A feeling of prickling or tingling
Moderate Side Effects
Usually, patients can continue the treatment even if they experience any of the following adverse effects. For example:
- Cold feet or hands
- Unusual sweating
Severe Side Effects
In rare cases, you may notice this category of side effects. However, if you experience any of the following negative effects stop taking Clofert 50 mg and seek medical attention right away. In addition, your healthcare professional may help you to prevent or avoid side effects. Check below some examples:
- Feelings of numbness or heat
- Blue fingers, toes, or nails
- Mental changes (such as confusion, depression, and others)
- Hearing changes
- Bloody diarrhea
This document does not contain all possible side effects. If you experience any of the adverse reactions listed above or any other effects, contact your doctor immediately.
Clomiphene may interact with some medicines and substances. It means that other drugs may change how this medicine works by increasing the risk of side effects or decreasing its effectiveness. Before using Clofert 50 mg, you should tell your doctor about all products that you are using. Examples include supplements, herbal products, vitamins, prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, and others. Check some examples below:
- Methylene blue
- St. John Wort
This medication may also interact with certain medical conditions. For example:
- Renal dysfunction
- Liver disease
- Cardiovascular disease
- CAD risk factors
Discuss with your doctor before using Clofert 50 mg because this document does not contain a complete list of disease and drug interactions. Additionally, it is not allowed to stop, start, or change the dosages without the doctor’s approval because it may lead to undesired results.
Inform your healthcare professional if you have an allergy to the ingredients of the drug or if you have any other allergies. Furthermore, before administering Clomiphene, you should share your medical history with your doctor. Check below some examples:
- Seizure disorders
- Basilar or hemiplegic migraines
- Heart disease (such as coronary artery disease, heart failure, and others)
- Blood circulation problems (such as in your arms, hands, legs, or stomach)
- Abnormal vaginal bleeding
- Uterus problems (such as uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and others)
- Tumor in the brain (pituitary tumor)
This product may cause vision change (such as blurred vision). Limit alcoholic beverages and marijuana (cannabis) during treatment because this effect may increase. Moreover, it is not recommended to drive while you are on treatment with Clofert 50 mg until you can do it safely.