Clomid

Clomid

Clomid is a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) that increases production of gonadotropins by inhibiting negative feedback on the hypothalamus. It has become the most widely prescribed of all fertility drugs.

About Clomid

Clomifene (INN) or clomiphene (USAN) (trademarked as Clomid and Omifin) is a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) that increases production of gonadotropins by inhibiting negative feedback on the hypothalamus. This synthetic drug comes supplied as white, round tablets in 50 mg strength only. It has become the most widely prescribed of all fertility drugs. It is used in the form of its citrate to induce ovulation. It is used mainly in female infertility, in turn mainly as ovulation induction to reverse oligoovulation or anovulation such as in infertility in polycystic ovary syndrome, as well as being used for ovarian hyperstimulation, such as part of an in vitro fertilization procedure.