UROFOLLITROPIN (FSH) INJECTION

  • Fertility problems
  • For growth and release of a mature egg ovulation

This medication is not recommended for women whose ovaries no longer make eggs properly (primary ovarian failure).

How to use urofollitropin (FSH) injection

  • Inject under the skin, into a muscle as directed by your doctor.
  • Dosage and length of treatment based on medical condition.
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • mild stomach/abdominal pain
  • bloating
  • redness/pain at the injection site
  • breast tenderness/pain
  • unusual bleeding from the vagina/uterus, pain/redness/swelling of the calf muscles, cold/numb/pale skin of the arms/legs/hands/feet, swelling of ankles/hands/feet
  • weakness on one side of the body, slurred speech, vision changes, sudden severe headache, chest pain, shortness of breath

Precautions

Inform your doctor of your medical history, especially of: other fertility problems (e.g., primary ovarian failure), abnormal bleeding from the vagina/uterus, thyroid problems, adrenal gland problems, cancer of the reproductive organs (e.g., breast, uterus, ovary), tumor in the brain (e.g., pituitary tumor), ovarian cysts or enlarged ovaries (not due to polycystic ovary syndrome), twisting of the ovary (ovarian torsion), personal/family history of blood clots, blood clotting disorders (such as thrombophilia), obesity, polycystic ovarian syndrome, stroke, certain heart diseases (e.g., angina, heart attack), lung problems (e.g., asthma).

Multiple births may occur as a result of this treatment.

 

Interactions

  • Clomiphene
  • Gonadorelin

Overdose

Contact emergency in case of over dosage

Missed Dose: Do not double the dose to catch up.

Storage: Store in refrigerator but do not freeze.  Protect from light and moisture.  Properly discard.

 

Brands

Available Brands

  • Bravelle [ Ferring ]

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