Composition : CLOMIPHENE-100MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : OVITEC-50MG TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 1
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Composition : CLOMIPHENE-100MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : OVITEC-50MG TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 1

Drug Ingredient Information



Information for patients
Drug Information Clomifene citrate contains a medicine called clomifene citrate.This belongs to a group of medicines called ovulation stimulants.It works by stimulating the release of eggs from the ovary(ovulation). Clomifene citrate is used for some types of in fertility,inWomen who are not ovulating properly.
Drug Alert
Alert ? Be coming pregnant with more than one child Atthesametime (multiplepregnancies) ? Pregnancies where the baby grows outside Of the womb(ectopic) ? Apossible increased risk of ovarian cancer Anypregnancy could lead to birth defectsor miscarriage.This can happen even if you are not taking Clomifene citrate.You should talk to your doctor about the possible risks before you take Clomifene citrate
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug × You are allergic (hypersensitive) toclomifene Or any of the other ingredients of Clomifene citrate (listed in Section 6 below). Signs of an allergic reaction include:a rash, Swallowing or breathing problems, swelling Of your lips,face,throat or tongue × You have or ever had liver disease × You have unusual menstrual bleeding where The cause is not known × You have a type of cancer that is made worse By hormones You have acyston your ovary × You are pregnant. You should have atestto Make sure you are not pregnant before you Take Clomifene citrate Do not take this medicine if any of the above Apply to you.
Drug Special Care ? You are having a nearly menopause or have Been told you are infertile ? You have stopped having periods because You are under-weight ? You have had fits or seizures in the past ? You have‘fibroids’in your womb ? You have ‘polycystic’ ovaries ? Your ovaries are swollen Your doctor should check for any other causes Offertility problems before starting treatment With Clomifene citrate. Ifyou are not sure if any of the above apply to you,talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Clomifene citrate.
Drug Drug Interactions Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you Are taking or have recently taken anyother medicines.This includes medicines you buy without a prescription, including herbal medicines.This is because Clomifene citrate can affect the way some other medicines work. Also some medicines can affect the way Clomifene citrate works.
Drug Pregnancy Interaction Do not take this medicine if you are Pregnant or think you may be pregnant
Drug Breast feeding Interaction Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine If you are breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed.Clomifene citrate can lower the amount of milk produced Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before Taking any medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Drug Machinery Interaction You may notice problems with your eyesight Such as blurred vision while taking this medicine. Ifth is happens, do not drive or use any tools ormachines.
Drug More Information This medicine contains lactose and sucrose, Which are types of sugar.If you have been told Byyour doctor that you cannot tolerate some sugars,talk to your doctor before taking Clomifene citrate.
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info Always take Clomifene citrate exactly as your doctor has Told you.You should check with your doctor or Pharmacist if you are not sure.
Drug quanitty Your doctor will tell you when in your Menstrual cycle to start taking the tablets •For the first course of treatment, Take one tablet a day for five days •If you do not have a period after the First course of treatment your doctor will Increase your dose to two tablets a day for fivedays •You should start this second course atleast 30days after the first course •You will not usually take more than three Courses of treatment.If ovulation does not Happen after three courses talk to your doctor
Drug Dose Take this medicine by mouth • Swallow the tablets whole with a drink of water.Do not crush or chew your tablets • Do not take more than two tablets in one day • Do not take the tablets for more than five Days at a time • If you feel the effect of your medicine is not working,do not change the dose yourself, but ask your doctor
Excess Drug Consumption If you take more Clomifene citrate than you should, tell a Doctor or go to a hospital casualty department Straight away.Take the medicine pack with you.This is so the doctor knows what you have taken.You are likely to get over-stimulation of your ovary
Forgot Drug Consumption If you forget a dose, talk to your doctor as you May need to change your treatment cycle. Do not take a double dose to make up for a Forgotten tablet
Stop Drug Consumption Keep taking Clomifene citrate until your doctor tells you to stop.If you stop,the treatment may not work.
Possible Side Effects
General Information • You have an allergic reaction.The signs may include:a rash,swallowing or breathing problems,swelling of your lips,face,throat or tongue • You have numbness,weakness or paralysis on Oneside of your body,slurred speech,sudden Blurred vision,confusion or unsteadiness. These could be signs of a stroke
Common Drug Side Effects • Over-stimulation of the ovary.This can Lead to pain in the pelvis,stomach or calf, Swelling or feeling bloated, passing less urine,difficulty in breathing or an increase in weight.If this happens,your doctor may lower your dose of Clomifene citrate • Blurring of vision or spots or flashes inFront of the eyes.These symptoms usually Get better but in some cases they may be permanent.Your doctor may send you for any examination. • Liverproblemsthatmaycausetheeyesor skintogoyellow(jaundice) • Suddenandsevereheadaches • Mentalillnesssuchas‘psychosis’
Rare Drug Side Effects
Very Rare Drug Side Effects
Drug Side Effects Symptoms • Increased pain with periods,heavy periods Or bleeding between periods • Pain in the lower part of the stomach. Worsening of endometriosis,ovarian cancer Or enlarged ovaries • Cloudylenses in the eye(cataracts) • Fits,feeling faint,dis-orientated or more Tense than normal.Also,balance problems Or feeling dizzy (vertigo) • Feeling tired or difficulty in sleeping (insomnia),depression or change in moods Or behaviour • Speech problems • Skin rash or itching • Feeling or being sick • Flushing of the skin • Headaches • Swelling of the face,around the eyes,lips Or tongue • Painful breasts • Hairloss or thinning There have been rarere ports of ovarian cancer With fertility drugs.Some studies suggest that Prolonged use of clomifene may increase this risk.There fore there commended duration of treatment should not be exceeded. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if any of the Side effects gets serious or lasts longer than a Few days or if you notice any side effects not Listed in this leaflet
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Keep out of the reach and sigh to Of children. Store in original container below 25ºC. Do not use Clomifene citrate after the expiry datewhich Is state don the carton.The expiry date refers To the last day of that month. Medicines should not be disposed of via Waste water or household waste.Ask your Pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required.The semeasures will help to protect the environment.

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