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Clomiphene (Systemic)

Brand Names : Clomid, Milophene, Serophene, clomifene, clomifene citrate

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects | Additional Information

  • Antiestrogen
  • Diagnostic aid, hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis function
  • Diagnostic aid, ovarian function
  • Infertility therapy adjunct

Clomiphene (KLOE-mi-feen) is used as a fertility medicine in some women who are unable to become pregnant.

Clomiphene probably works by changing the hormone balance of the body. In women, this causes ovulation to occur and prepares the body for pregnancy.

Clomiphene may also be used for other conditions in both females and males as determined by your doctor.

The following information applies only to female patients taking clomiphene . Check with your doctor if you are a male and have any questions about the use of clomiphene.

Clomiphene is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following dosage form:

  • Tablets (U.S. and Canada)

Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

In the U.S. -

  • Clomid
  • Milophene
  • Serophene

In Canada -

  • Clomid
  • Serophene

Generic name product may be available in the U.S.

Other commonly used names are clomifene and clomifene citrate .


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Clomiphene: Before Using

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