Fertomid 25 & 50 Mg (Clomiphene)
Also known as: Generic Clomid 50 mg
Active ingredient: Clomiphene
Packaging Type: 10 tabs/blister
Manufacturer : Cipla
Product Code: PR10091
What is this drug?
Fertomid is fertility drug which induces ovulation in the ovaries. It contains Clomiphene citrate as an active ingredient. Fertomid is prescribed to those women who fail to conceive due to hormonal problems and are anovulatory.
Classification and Mechanism of Action
Fertomid 25 or 50 mg is a selective oestrogen receptor modulator and acts at the estrogen receptor centre in the brain. It tricks the brain into believing that the estrogen levels in the body are low and it spurs the process which is essential for an egg formation and maturation. It is also used in men who have low sperm counts.
Looking after your drug
Keep it in its pack away from moisture and direct light. Store it at a temperature below 25C.
How to take Fertomid?
This drug should be taken orally once in a day for five days at the same time, starting from the 5th day of the menstrual cycle.
Typically, it is 50 mg otherwise 25 mg a day for five days.
Seek medical attention immediately.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If you miss more than one dose then consult your doctor.
Warnings and Precautions
Seek medical help in case of an allergic reaction. Do not take this drug if you are pregnant as it can cause birth defects.
Possible Side Effects
Common side effects are GI upset, Bloating, Headache, Dizziness and hot flushes.
When the drug should not be used?
Do not take this drug in cases of pregnancy or lactating, undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, thyroid problems, allergy or hypersensitivity.
How long should you take the drug?
It should be taken for a duration of five days.