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Chorionic gonadotropin
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Drug Name:

Chorionic gonadotropin Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Chorionic gonadotropin 5000Units/10mL, 10000Units/10mL; pwd for IM inj after reconstitution; contains benzyl alcohol.

Company:
Various generic manufacturers

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for Chorionic gonadotropin:

Ovulation induction in women with secondary ovarian failure who have been pretreated with human gonadotropins.

Adult:

5000–10000 Units IM one day after last dose of gonadotropins.

Children:

Not applicable.

Contraindications:

Androgen- or estrogen-dependent neoplasm. Ovarian enlargement and overstimulation while on gonadotropin therapy. Primary ovarian failure.

Warnings/Precautions:

Cardiac or renal disease. Epilepsy. Migraine. Asthma. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Adverse Reactions:

Ovarian hyperstimulation or enlargement, ascites, pleural effusion, ovarian cyst rupture, multiple births, arterial thromboembolism, headache, irritability, restlessness, depression, fatigue, edema, gynecomastia, local reactions.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Novarel.

How Supplied:

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