How it works
Oral: 50 mgday for 5 days starting on the 5th day of menstrual cycle or at any time if there is absence of a menstrual period. It may be increased to 100 mgday for the 2nd course as early as 30 days after previous therapy if needed. Total max: 6 treatment cycles. It comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken once a day.
Common side effects
Hot flashes. Wearing layers of clothes or summer clothes and staying in cool places may help. Ovarian cyst. Headache. Blurred eyesight. Use care when driving or doing other tasks that call for clear eyesight. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Belly pain. For women, breast soreness. Period (menstrual) changes. These include lots of bleeding, spotting, or bleeding between cycles.