Rejun (Clomiphene) (KLOE-mi-feen)
What is Rejun (Clomiphene) used for?
Rejun (Clomiphene) is prescribed to women as a treatment for infertility caused by ovulation failure. This drug belongs to a class of medications known as ovary stimulants, which can help to cause an egg to be released from the ovaries (ovulation). It works by helping to increase the level of hormones responsible for the release of eggs. Studies have shown this drug to effective in the treatment of male hypogonadism, and may help to enhance fertility in males.
How should I use Rejun (Clomiphene)?
Rejun (Clomiphene) tablets should be taken by mouth. Follow the instructions of your physician, and only take the amount prescribed to you. Female patients are sometimes told to commence treatment with this drug on day 5 of their cycle, and are normally told to take it once per day for 5 days. If you are treating male hypogonadism, you should consult your physician to determine the correct dosage.
What are the side effects of Rejun (Clomiphene)?
Side effects of Rejun (Clomiphene) include:
Report all side effects to your physician immediately. This drug has been associated with a condition called ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS). Symptoms of this condition include inflammation of the abdomen, a sudden increase in weight and changes in urination. Consult your physician immediately if these side effects occur, or if any other side effects occur which may indicate that your are suffering from this condition.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Rejun (Clomiphene). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.