Therapeutic Indications Of Gonal F
In women having been diagnosed with primary ovarian failure, it is used in combination with human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) to assist in ovulation and fertility.
In men with hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, it is used to induce spermatogenesis.
Follitropin may also be used to cause the ovary to produce several follicles, which can then be harvested for use in gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) or in vitro fertilization (IVF).
Method Of Administration Of Gonal F
ke as indicated by yourdoctor.
·The use of this medicineshould be done under the supervision of an expert doctor.
·It is given as an injectionunder the skin (subcutaneous).
·Forovulation induction in women: the recommended dose is 75 units injected daily.Your doctor may gradually increase the dose to 300 units per day.
.Forwomen, the starting dose will be set by your doctor. Your doctor may graduallyincrease the dose for you if necessary.
·Formen: the recommended dose is 450 units per week, mostly in 3 dosages of150 units.
Undesirable Side Effects Of Gonal F
Stop using this product and seekimmediate medical help if you develop rash; hives; itching; red, swollen,blistered, or peeling skin; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; troublebreathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of themouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Serious side effects:
.Ovarian HyperstimulationSyndrome (OHSS) where your ovaries get enlarged and fluid builds up in yourabdomen.
·Lung problems with fluid inthe lungs, trouble breathing.
·Blood vessel problems suchas blood clots.
Warnings & Special Precautions While Taking Gonal F
talk to your doctor aboutall your medical conditions before taking this medicine.
·Using this medicineincreases the risk of developing Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS), acondition where ovaries get enlarged.
·Taking this medicine mayraise the chance of getting pregnant with more than one baby at the same time.
·Pregnancy outside the womb(ectopic pregnancy) might occur with this medicine.
·Miscarriage might occurwhen this medicine is used for pregnancy.
·If you have or previouslyhad blood clot problems or have family members with these problems, you have ahigher risk of having them while taking this medicine.
Storage Conditions Of Gonal F
Store in a refrigerator (2°C - 8°C).
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Store in the original package to protect from moisture.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the box/blisters/label.
The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.