Clomiphene Citrate (Clomid 100mg) is an anti-estrogen, the binding effect of which extends to the hypothalamus and the sex glands. The drug causes the pituitary gland to release the hormones needed to stimulate ovulation (release the egg from the ovary), thereby increasing the chances of a woman getting pregnant. Clomiphene has also been used to increase the number of sperm in male patients with idiopathic oligospermia (insufficient sperm to fertilize an egg). The FDA first approved Clomiphene in the United States in 1967.
The working principle of Clomid, its role on the PCT
The principle of clomiphene citrate can often be seen as the athletes on post-cycle therapy use various dietary supplements in order to restore their own testosterone production. Tinctures of herbs, tribulus, and other, I apologize for the expression, trash. This is not true. After the cycle of AAS, the body is in a deep hormonal hole due to the fact that the level of lutenizing and follicle-stimulating hormones is zero. These are gonadotropic hormones, the amount of which determines the level of testosterone in the blood.
Clomid directly affects LH and FSH levels. In addition, he joins the estrogen receptors, so estrogen, judging by blood tests, will be many, but most of it will be simply inactive.
In the very first days of taking Clomid after the cycle, the levels of LH and FSH soar to the upper maximum values, very quickly raising the level of testosterone. Thus, literally in a few weeks (2-6), we get a completely normal level of testosterone, while the levels of LH and FSH, after discontinuation of the drug, will return to their previous normal values. With regard to the number of weeks – all individually. Someone will recover in 2 weeks, someone needs 2 months. Depends, again, on what was the cycle.
Side Effects of Clomid
The manifestation of side effects while respecting the recommended dosage is extremely rare. If you increase the dosage, menopausal sweats and visual impairment are possible, the ovaries may increase in women and lower abdominal pain may occur, and there is a risk of multiple pregnancies. In case of visual impairment, Clomid should be completely discontinued.
Liver damage is almost impossible.
How to take Clomid on PCT after the cycle
Application of clomiphene citrate The dosage of clomiphene citrate is determined depending on the severity of the cycle. The more drugs were involved, the higher the dosages, and the more powerful these drugs were, the longer it would take to recover, and the more clomid would be needed. In general, the scheme can be described as:
- Very difficult cycle – 3 * 150/12 * 100/15 * 50/15 * 25
- Heavy cycle – 15 * 100/15 * 50/15 * 25
- The average cycle is 30 * 50/15 * 25
- Easy cycle -15 * 50/15 * 25/15 * 25 (once in 2 days)
- Very easy cycle – 15 * 50/15 * 25