Enclomiphene

Description

Enclomiphene is an estrogen receptor antagonist which is used for the treatment of secondary hypogonadism or low testosterone levels in men.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Enclomiphene

  • Headache
  • Mood swings
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Nausea

Uses of Enclomiphene

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hypogonadism in men
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Enclomiphene, Clomifene or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.
General warnings

Missed Dose

Call the doctor for further instructions if you miss a scheduled dose of this medicine.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Domperidone

Efavirenz

Bisoprolol

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Enclomiphene as instructed by the doctor. Your dose is likely to change over the course of treatment. It is advised to undergo tests that will ensure the safe and effective use of this medicine. Follow all the instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Effect on sleep is not established

How it works
This medicine works by inhibiting the estrogen receptors, this leads to an increase in testosterone levels in men.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Estrogen receptor antagonists

Schedule

Schedule H

Therapeutics R. Repros Therapeutics [Internet]. Reprosrx.com. 2018 [cited 28 December 2018]. Available from:

http://www.reprosrx.com/enclomiphene.php

Fertility and Sterility [Internet]. Fertstert.org. 2018 [cited 28 December 2018]. Available from:

https://www.fertstert.org/article/S0015-0282(04)01521-3/fulltext

[Internet]. 2018 [cited 28 December 2018]. Available from:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5009465/

Enclomiphene - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [cited 28 December 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB06735

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Information on this page was last updated on 29 Jan 2019

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