Side Effects of Clomiphene

Clomiphene Side Effects to Report

There are a number of less common (but more serious) side effects with clomiphene that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider. These include, but are not limited to:
 
  • Severe abdominal pain (stomach pain)
  • Changes in vision
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including an unexplained rash, itching, hives, unexplained swelling, wheezing, or difficulty breathing or swallowing.
     
Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) can occur with clomiphene. OHSS is characterized by enlarged ovaries and can be extremely dangerous. In severe cases, the ovaries could rupture. Symptoms of OHSS include abdominal (stomach) pain or enlargement, upset stomach (nausea), vomiting, diarrhea, and weight gain. If you have these symptoms, contact your healthcare provider right away.
 

Rare Side Effects of Clomiphene

There are other possible clomiphene side effects that can occur. These side effects occurred in less than 1 percent of patients taking clomiphene. For these side effects, it is difficult to tell whether they are actually caused by clomiphene or something else.
 
Some of these possible clomiphene side effects include, but are not limited to:
 
Pregnancy and Pain

Clomiphene Citrate

Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2017 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.