Side Effects of Clomid
What is Clomid?
Clomid is a kind of medication used in treatment of infertility
in both men and women. When used in men, it helps to improve
libido as well boosting the sperm count and when used in women,
it helps to promote ovulations and hence making it possible
for pregnancy to occur. Some times when used, this medication
will result to adverse reactions some of which are mild while
others are severe.
Clomid Side Effects
This is a condition whereby the patient experiences hot flushes
at the upper part of the body. During the clinical trials of
this medication, it was established that about 10% of patients
suffered from this condition when they were subjected to this
drug. It is important to note that this is a mild side effect
that goes away when one stops taking this medication.
Breasts discomforts are other common clomid side effects
in women. Some women have said that they experienced pain,
sensitivity and breast tenderness when they took this drug.
However the discomfort is mild and will go away within a very
It has also been noted that some women will experience blood
spots before their menstrual periods and also heavy menstrual
periods when subjected to Clomid. However, clomid side effects
after ovulation are not very common and severe.
Headaches are also experienced among many users of this drug.
There also those patients who experience migraine headache whenever
they take clomid. However, this too is not a common side effect
and when it is experienced, it usually go away after a short
Different vision changes are other side effects of clomid
in men and women. Among them includes blurred vision, double
vision and so on. Some of these vision changes are very and
could lead to irreversible damages if not treated in their earliest
stages. It is therefore very important to contact your doctor
if you experience in visual problems on using Clomid.
Enlargement of the ovaries
It is estimated that about 13.6% of all women who use this
medication experience enlarged ovaries. Minor enlargements do
not cause any medical problems but in case of major enlargements
i.e. ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS), the patient may
experience enlarged and painful stomach, vomiting, nausea, weight
gain and diarrhea.
Bloating, pelvic discomfort, abdominal pain and distension
are experience by some users of this drug. In the case of mild
stomach pain, one should not be worried as it will go away very
soon. If the pain is sharp and extreme, it would be important
to visit your physician immediately.
Nausea and vomiting
This is not a very common side effect but it still experienced
by some users of this drug.
It is very important to learn more with regard to clomid and
pregnancy before using the drug. This drug is mostly used to
make women pregnant and for this reason pregnant women should
not take this drug. For best results, it is always important
to follow the doctor's advice on usage.