Do you have to have a period to take Clomiphene?

I don't have a period

I don't have a period normally, and wanted to see if i could start taking the medication.

The problem with just started

The problem with just started Clomid is that you don't know when to start it without a period as a reference point. The bigger issue is why you're not having a period regularly. It could be for any number of factors, including weight (too high/too low), eating disorders, PCOS, and more. Figuring out why you aren't having a cycle is important. I would ask for a hormone panel screen first to see what's going on.

Sometimes you can take oral progesterone to initiate a bleed, and then take Clomid from that point. But just taking it willy-nilly isn't a good plan.


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