During treatment with gonadotropins, you may be given either an injection of rLH or, more commonly, hCG.
How often? This medication should not be used while breast-feeding. More in PCOS.
Women who have had a premature menopause or hysterectomy. Thanks for your feedback! Women whose ovaries are not functioning properly. A side effect is an unwanted response to a medication when it is taken in normal doses.
Other medicines containing the same active ingredient There are currently no other medicines available in the UK that contain follitropin alfa as the only active ingredient. There was an error.
Multiple pregnancies , including twin pregnancies , are risky for the mother and the babies. Tell your doctor or prescriber about all prescription, over-the-counter non-prescription , and herbal medications you are taking. Accessed online August 14, 2011. Check with your doctor if you notice any symptom that worries you while you are taking this medication.
The injection is administered under the skin subcutaneously. Your potential for pregnancy success with gonadotropins will depend on a variety of factors, including your age and the cause of infertility.
Using the pen is not difficult; however, it can be scary the first time. R Homburg, CM Howles.
Get immediate medical attention if you experience wheezing or difficulty breathing. Be sure to ask your doctor any questions you might have.
Seek further medical advice from your doctor. Medications other than those listed above may interact with this medication. Keep a pen and paper with the injection pen. Side Effects of Gonadotropins: Your doctor may have suggested this medication for conditions other than those listed in these drug information articles. If you have not discussed this with your doctor or are not sure why you are using this medication, speak to your doctor.
The medication should be used immediately after mixing and any unused medication should be discarded. Record the dose each day that you use the pen and subtract from the total number of units on the pen to keep track of what's left. Any specific brand name of this medication may not be available in all of the forms or approved for all of the conditions discussed here.