Drug Uses SEROPHENE is very useful in treating female infertility and it works by helping to produce more hormones that cause your ovaries to release 1 or more eggs. Usage Following the dosage instructions of your doctor is the best way to use any medication. If you are unsure or do not remember the instructions then you may read the medicine label for more detailed information. You may choose to take SEROPHENE by mouth with a meal to avoid an upset stomach or without one. SEROPHENE works best when taken 30 to 60 minutes before initiating sexual activity. But in some people, it works equally well when taken up to 4 hours before sexual activity. So, it works differently in different people. Ovulation usually occurs 5 to 10 days after a dose of Serophene. The dosage should not increase more than once in a day (24 hours). Drug Class and Mechanism SEROPHENE falls under ovulatory and it works by helping to produce more hormones that cause your ovaries to release 1 or more eggs. Missed Dose Despite your best attempts at remembering, if you still miss out on a dose, then take it as soon as you remember about it. But keep in mind that you will have to adjust your next dose by spacing it out by 4 to 5 hours. If this is not possible, then the best thing to do would be to skip the missed dose and continue with your normal dosage schedule. Never try to compensate for the missed dose by taking a double dose together. It may cause adverse effects. Storage Store SEROPHENE at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F(15 and 30 degrees C). Always keep it in a cool dark place that is not directly exposed to sources of heat or moisture and sunlight. Protect it from kids and pets.