Why Clomid

You’re taking the next important step on your journey to having a baby. And we’re here to help. As one of the most prescribed female infertility treatments, Clomid is a champion of women around the world who take action to create the life they dream of for themselves, their partners, and their families.

Clomid medication packaging.
Couple hugging and celebrating a positive pregnancy test.
When I saw the plus sign on the test stick I was so relieved and happy.

Amy K.

Talk to your doctor about Clomid


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CLOMID (clomiphene citrate) is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of ovulatory dysfunction in female adults trying to become pregnant.

Before starting CLOMID, tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

- have a known hypersensitivity or allergy to clomiphene citrate or any of its ingredients

- have a history of liver problems 

- have abnormal menstrual bleeding or abnormal uterine bleeding of undetermined origin.

- have ovarian cysts or enlargement not due to polycystic ovarian syndrome 

- have a history of polycystic ovarian syndrome 

- have uncontrolled thyroid or kidney problems or adrenal dysfunction

- have preexisting or family history of high cholesterol 

- are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if CLOMID passes into your breast milk. CLOMID may reduce lactation.

- are pregnant.

- have any organic intracranial lesion such as pituitary tumor.

Tell your doctor about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Tell your doctor if you start a new medicine. CLOMID may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how CLOMID works.

The most common side effects of CLOMID are enlarged ovaries, hot flashes and abdominal or pelvic pain/distension, discomfort and bloating, headache, nausea, and vomiting. Blurred vision and other visual symptoms may also occur during or after taking CLOMID, which may be prolonged or potentially irreversible. Multiple pregnancies may occur. Prolonged use of CLOMID may increase the risk of a borderline or invasive ovarian tumor. Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome may occur and can progress rapidly and become a serious medical disorder. These are not all of the possible side effects of CLOMID. For more information, ask your doctor.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Please see Full Prescribing Information.