Clomiphene citrate is a synthetic estrogen. In medicine it is used to provoke ovulation by women suffering with problems to get pregnant, for treatment of various dysfunctions of ovaries or by men for the treatment of sterility caused by lower motility of spermatozoon.
Clomiphene Citrate for men
Although clomiphene citrate is a synthetic estrogen, a female sex steroid, and thus it is meant above all for the treatment of women, for the purposes of bodybuilding it is used mostly by men – for women it is less effective in this area. It is able to act positively on the endogenous production of testosterone; what is more, it prevents the risk Gynecomastia. Clomiphene citrate is said to be of highest efficiency in combination with classic anabolic-androgenic steroids. It is used at the end of the steroid cycle, alternatively short after its end. Mostly it is used in connection with HCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin). It is because within very short time – 10 to 14 days – it can get to normal the natural production of testosterone and spermatogenesis, which are normally strongly disturbed by the use of anabolic-androgenic steroids.
Although clomiphene citrate is a synthetic estrogen, it has only very weak estrogenic effects, similarly to cyclofenil, for example. It is because after the start of its use, estrogenic receptors are blocked in the cells.
Clomiphene Citrate side effects
By the use of clomiphene citrate very little side effects are reported. But the potential threats, which can occur in the minority of cases, are really scary – amongst the less serious are stomach ache, vomiting, increasing of weight or sudden rushes of warm, but the users can also suffer from serious sight disorders or damage of liver. They occur mainly by women, who are more sensible to the presence of estrogen.
Clomiphene Citrate dosage
The average used dose of clomiphene citrate is said to be in the range of 50 to 100 mg a day. The maximal dose cannot be used for a longer period of time than five days. After them it is decreased and at the end the used of the product is finished. The longest period of the use is in the range of 10 to 14 days.