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Asporelix 0.25mg Injection


Overview

Introduction

Asporelix 0.25mg Injection is an anti-gonadotropin-releasing hormone medicine. It is used in the treatment of infertility in females. It restricts eggs to release directly and prevents premature ovulation.

Asporelix 0.25mg Injection is injecting directly into the skin under the supervision of a doctor. Do not self administer the injection. Your doctor or nurse may help you to know the best way to inject the medicine at home. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.

The most common side effects of this medicine include injection site reaction (redness, itching, and irritation), nausea and vomiting.  To overcome irritation at the injection site, use a different part of belly every day to inject the medicine. Some side effects may mean you should inform your doctor immediately include dizziness, faint, abdominal pain, and vomiting.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had liver or kidney disease or if you are breastfeeding to a baby. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works.

Uses of Asporelix Injection

Side effects of Asporelix Injection

Common
  • Nausea
  • Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Itching
  • Irritation
  • Vomiting
  • Lower abdominal pain

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Nausea
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop from feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
    Try to change the area of injection and the exact site of injection each time. Apply a cold compress to the injection site. These symptoms are usually mild and should only last a few hours. You can ask your doctor to recommend a medicine if it is bothering you.
  • Coping with Irritation
    If you feel this medicine is causing mood or behavior changes, speak to your doctor as you may need a change of medicine. There are also some things you can do yourself. Eat well, do relaxation or deep breathing exercises and practice regular exercise that you enjoy, such as walking, swimming or yoga. Try to avoid caffeine, alcohol and sugar as these can all cause mood swings or make them worse. A good night’s sleep can also help. It often helps to talk to a friend or family member even if you find this difficult. If it bothers you, consult with your doctor.
  • Coping with Vomiting
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Lower abdominal pain
    In most cases, this is mild enough to be treated at home. Try to rest and relax. Putting a heat pad or covered hot water bottle on your stomach may also help. Having a warm bath or shower can help you relax and relieve the pain. Drink plenty of clear fluids such as water and reduce your intake of coffee, tea, lemon juice or soda. Avoid alcohol and smoking as these can aggravate the pain. Eating slowly and having smaller and more frequent meals can also help. If the pain is severe, speak to your doctor. They may be able to guide you better.

How to use Asporelix Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Asporelix Injection works

In females undergoing treatment for infertility, sometimes premature ovulation can lead to the release of eggs which are not ready for fertilisation. Asporelix 0.25mg Injection blocks the action of a natural hormone and prevents premature release of the eggs from the ovary.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Asporelix 0.25mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Asporelix 0.25mg Injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
UNSAFE
Asporelix 0.25mg Injection is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Asporelix 0.25mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Asporelix 0.25mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Asporelix 0.25mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Asporelix 0.25mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Asporelix 0.25mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Asporelix 0.25mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Asporelix Injection?

If you miss a dose of Asporelix 0.25mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Asporelix 0.25mg Injection helps prevent premature ovulation in women undergoing assisted reproduction treatments such as IVF.
  • It is given as an injection under the skin (subcutaneously), preferably of the upper leg.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you get very dizzy, faint, vomit, or have diarrhea while using this medicine. These could be symptoms of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS).
  • Do not use this medicine if you are already pregnant or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

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infertility, since 2 years we are try to conceive to day doctor given injection persinal 150 HP
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Infertility is a complex issue and can be due to many reasons. A detailed evaluation of both partners is a must before you try out any treatment.
hello,I need a suggestion. A female dog bited me one day before. I cleaned the wound & took tadebag injection. The dog was normal,it has no disease as it seems. The wounds are light,like tweaks,not deep.Is it necessary to take any other injection or anti rabies injection?
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
Yes it is necessary
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FAQs

Q. What is Asporelix and for what it is used for?

Asporelix is an injectable preparation, which contains the active substance Ganirelix. It is used in women undergoing certain fertility treatments. It acts by blocking the release of luteinizing hormone (LH) thus preventing eggs from being released too early and gives the eggs time to grow properly. It is usually used in combination with other medicines.

Q. How and in what dose can it be used?

It is given as an injection, only at the hospital or clinic by the medical healthcare professional. The patient may be monitored regularly for the follicular development. The treatment duration depends on the ovarian response of the patient.

Q. What may be the possible side effects associated with it?

The most common side effect is local site reaction (redness of skin with or without swelling). You may also feel a headache or nausea. However, these effects are temporary, if these persist consult with your doctor. In addition, conditions like ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS), and multiple births or birth defect, may also be associated with the use of this medicine.

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