Clomid medication is approved of for the treatment of Infertility in women. This effective medicine is composed of active ingredient Clomifene, which is a a triphenylethylene nonsteroidal ovulatory stimulant. This medication is recommended to women with ovarian failure. Bruno Pharmaceuticals, the leading pharmaceutical company offers this medicine in a conventional tablet form. Various dosages of this medicine are 25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg.
Active Ingredient: The given medication contains active component Clomifene. This main active component is a triphenylethylene nonsteroidal ovulatory stimulant evaluated for antineoplastic activity against breast cancer. It has both estrogenic and anti-estrogenic activities that compete with estrogen for binding at estrogen receptor sites in target tissues. It also causes the release of the pituitary gonadotropins follicle stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone (LH), leading to ovulation. This medicinal component is an oral agent used to treat infertility in women desiring pregnancy.
Indications: This mentioned medicinal drug is used to treat infertility in women. Clomid works by stimulating an increase in the amount of hormones that support the growth and release of a mature egg (ovulation). It is not recommended for women whose ovaries no longer make eggs properly (primary pituitary or ovarian failure).
Action Mechanism: Clomifene composed medicine works by making the body think that your estrogen levels are lower than they are which causes the pituitary gland to increase secretion of follicle stimulating hormone, or FSH, and luteinizing hormone, or LH. Higher levels of FSH stimulate the ovary to produce an egg follicle, or multiple follicles, that will develop and be released during ovulation. High levels of LH stimulate ovulation.
Clomid medicine is often prescribed by primary care physicians or OB-GYNs before they refer a couple to see a fertility specialist for more specialized care.
Dosages: This medication is available for oral consumption and in dosage as mentioned below:
- 25 mg: This medicine must be taken orally exactly as directed by the doctor in order to be most effective
- 50 mg: It is to be taken as prescribed by the doctor, with or without food once a day
- 100 mg: This medicine shall be consumed as advised by the doctor to avoid complications
Note: It is not advisable to take for more than three to six cycles, due to the decreasing pregnancy rate that occurs with continued use.