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Your healthcare provider may recommend taking Clomid® (clomiphene citrate) if you are a woman seeking treatment for infertility. The drug has been shown in clinical studies to help women who do not normally ovulate become pregnant. In these studies, 30 percent of women with ovulation problems became pregnant after taking Clomid.
 
Clomid comes as a 50-mg tablet that is taken once a day for five days during the menstrual cycle. Potential side effects of the medication may include:
 
  • Hot flashes
  • Breast pain
  • Vision changes
  • Enlargement of the ovaries.
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(To learn more about how to take this medication, as well as how it works and what to discuss with your healthcare provider, click Clomid.)
 
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