Clomiphene citrate is a nonsteroidal estrogen analogue that is commonly used for ovulatory dysfunction in the treatment of female infertility. To our knowledge, this is the first case report to describe a relationship between clomiphene use and maculoerythematous rash and severe thrombocytopenia. Keywords: Clomiphene Citratecitrate, maculoerythematous rash, severe thrombocytopenia How to cite this URL: Abuhasna S, Al Jundi AH. Severe thrombocytopenia and maculoerythematous rash associated with clomiphene citrate use. J Obstet Anaesth Crit Care [serial online] 2011 [cited 2019 Feb 23];-80. 2011/1/2/78/93991 Common adverse drug reactions associated with the use of CC include vasomotor flushes, abdominal discomfort, dose-dependent visual blurring, ovarian enlargement and cyst formation. We describe a patient who developed severe thrombocytopenia after using CC. A 20-year-old woman primigravida with primary infertility and no significant previous gynecological or medical history or allergies presented to our emergency department (ER) with chief complaints of altered mental status, maculoerythematous rash, pitting edema of the bilateral lower extremities and face and fever of unknown origin. In the ER, the patient developed symptoms of shock with runs of supraventricular tachycardia that was cardioverted to sinus rhythm. One of the biggest issues for most women with PCOS is an inability to get pregnant. PCOS comes with highly irregular periods and an inability to release an egg regularly. Clomid is a drug recommended by doctors in an effort to help them get pregnant. The drug is believed to stimulate ovaries to release an egg. Treatment with clomid is complex in that it has to be perfectly timed. Women undergoing clomid treatment have the best chances of becoming pregnant in the first three months of treatment. Later on, since clomid has anti-estrogenic effects, chances of getting pregnant come down.
Nov 6, 2013. Clomid tablets contain the active ingredient clomifene citrate, which is a type of. Clomid clomifene. Skin reactions such as rash and itch. CLOMID clomiphene citrate tablets USP is an orally administered. trials Acute abdomen, appetite increase, constipation, dermatitis or rash, depression.