What is clomiphene?
Clomiphene (generic Clomid) is a medication used to stimulate ovulation in women who are struggling with infertility. It works by stimulating the production of select hormones that support the growth and release of a mature egg (a process called ovulation).
Clomiphene is usually prescribed by a primary care physician, OB/GYN, or fertility specialist. Consult a doctor about whether clomiphene is right for you.
What is clomiphene used to treat?
Clomiphene is used to induce the release of an egg (ovulation) in women who do not produce them naturally but wish to become pregnant.
It is generally not recommended for women whose ovaries no longer make eggs properly due to primary pituitary or ovarian failure.