Clomid (Clomiphene) side effects

What side effects can clomiphene have?

Below you will find the most important information about possible known side effects of Clomiphene.
These side effects do not occur, but you can. Because every person reacts differently to medication. Please also note that the type and frequency of side effects may vary depending on the drug formulation (eg tablet, syringe, ointment).

Common:
Ovarian enlargement, hot flashes, mild allergic reactions of the skin (redness, burning).

Uncommon:
pelvic pain, bloating, premenstrual syndrome, nausea and vomiting, breast tenderness, headache, blurred vision.

Rare:
nervousness, sleep disorders, drowsiness, dizziness, photosensitivity, increased urination, increased menstruation, fatigue, depression, allergic reactions (hives, Stevens-Johnson syndrome or Lyell’s syndrome, facial swelling, skin rash) , Weight gain.

Very rare:
Liver dysfunction, severe vision problems (blurred vision, eye flicker and flicker, blotchiness or flashes of light).

Special features:
During overstimulation of the ovaries the following diseases can occur (without frequency indication):

  • formation of cysts in the ovaries
  • increased risk of bleeding (in the abdomen)
  • ascites (ascites)
  • breast fluid retention
  • Harndrangverminderung
  • blood pressure
  • Vascular inflammation and vascular blockage (thrombosis).

At the first sign of ovarian hyperstimulation, such as abdominal pain, the patient should be examined by a doctor and the treatment discontinued if necessary.

The use of clomiphene increases the likelihood of multiple pregnancy.

What interactions does clomifene show?

Please note that the interactions may vary depending on the drug formulation of a drug (eg tablet, syringe, ointment).

Interactions of clomifene with other drugs are unknown.

Potential Clomiphene side effects may include: