Clomid , also called as clomiphene, is an ovulatory stimulant used to increase a womans egg production in order to help her become pregnant.
It works like the female hormone estrogen, which contributes to the growth and release of eggs. As a fertility agent, Clomid is also used to treat fibrocystic breasts, menstrual abnormalities, persistent breast milk production and male infertility.
Clomid comes as an oral tablet taken only once every day for 5 days, as suggested by your doctor.
This medicine may cause some side effects including hot flashes, headache, vomiting, upset stomach, breast tenderness and mood swings.
Clomid may also be prescribed for other conditions, as suggested by your doctor.