Clomid Side Effects
Side effects when taking Clomid®
Clomid® is a type of oral fertility drugs for women unable to get pregnant. This medication stimulates ovulation in women having problems releasing an egg each month, and is able to help about 50 percent of the women using this form of fertility treatment. Clomid has the benefit of being easy to take by swallowing one pill a day for five days, but there are Clomid side effects that women need to consider before starting this treatment.
Clomid side effects are not experienced by every woman taking the medication for help with stimulating ovulation. Some common side effects with take this fertility drugs for women include an enlarged ovaries, hot flashes and abdominal pain and bloating. Some women may experience nausea or vomiting, pain in the breasts and headaches. Long or heavy periods occur in some women, including spotting between periods. The frequency and intensity of the side effects varies with each women. Talk with your physician if there are concerns with the Clomid side effects and to find a remedy to decrease the intensity of the side effects. You also want to rule out any other problems that might be present with taking the medication.
The presence of hives, swelling or an unexplained rash might be the system of an allergic reaction and requires medical attention from your physician. Severe stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea may be the sign of a serious problem and requires immediate medical attention to prevent a dangerous condition call Ovarian hyper-stimulation syndrome.
Less common Clomid side effects include an increased appetite, depression, fatigue and hair loss. A small number of Clomid patients may experience constipation or diarrhea, increased urination, insomnia or dizziness. Since these symptoms are less common, the appearance may not be linked to taking Clomid. Many of the side effects are common in every day life and will not cause problems with taking Clomid for fertility issues. Medical attention is rarely required for these side effects, unless they are extreme or include the symptoms of an allergic reaction.
It is hard to predict the side effects you will experience while take Clomid, but you can always contact your physician if there is concern or question.