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Corion 10000IU Injection

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Storage
Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Overview

Introduction

Corion 10000IU Injection is used in the treatment of infertility in women. It is also helpful in the treatment of male hypogonadism (delayed puberty, and low sperm count). It works by releasing the eggs from the ovary in women and by increasing the testosterone level in men.

Corion 10000IU Injection is given as an injection under the supervision of a doctor. Your doctor will decide the right time to take the injection, so always follow your doctor's advice. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. 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 pain, headache, fatigue, and depression. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. Male might notice acne, or sweating and deepening of the voice. Some side effects may mean you should inform your doctor immediately include dizziness, pelvic pain, faint, abdominal pain, and vomiting.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had heart disease, or had ovarian cyst or had thyroid gland disorder. 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. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. You should avoid alcohol or have to follow doctor advice related to diet while taking this medicine.

Uses of Corion Injection

Side effects of Corion Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Corion

  • Injection site pain
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Irritation
  • Restlessness

How to use Corion Injection

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

How Corion Injection works

Corion 10000IU Injection is a sex hormone. In females, it helps in the release of eggs from the ovary. In males, it works by enhancing the production of testosterone which helps in treating conditions such as delayed puberty, and low sperm count.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Corion 10000IU Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Corion 10000IU Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Corion 10000IU Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Corion 10000IU Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Corion 10000IU Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Corion 10000IU Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Corion Injection?

If you miss a dose of Corion 10000IU Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Corion 10000IU Injection is used together with another hormone called follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) for the treatment of infertility in women.
  • In men, it is used to help treat delayed puberty, undescended testes or oligospermia (low sperm count).
  • It is given as an injection into a muscle or under the skin.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you have severe pelvic pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, sudden weight gain, trouble breathing, or decreased or no urination during treatment, as these could be symptoms of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS).
  • If your ovaries are overstimulated you should not have sex, or use barrier contraception for at least four days.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Luteinizing Hormone {LH}Analog
Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

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Treatment for male infertility
Dr. Asmita Kaundal
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
its a vast topic treatment depends on the cause . kindly see an andrologist for detailed evaluation
Male infertility-low sperm motility
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear sir for this condition you need to visit a sexologist
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FAQs

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

Corion contains a hormone called Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG), which is also produced naturally by the body. It is used in women, who have a problem with ovulation (release of an egg). It is also used along with other fertility medicines, to help produce eggs in women who are undergoing assisted reproductive technology (ART) procedures such as in-vitro fertilization (IVF). In males, it is used to treat conditions like delayed puberty, and low sperm cell count.

Q. Is Corion painful?

Usually any injection can cause pain. There are reports that Corion can cause mild tenderness or tingling at the site of injection. This is quite normal for an injection procedure. However, if you experience unbearable pain after the injection, seek immediate medical advice.

Q. Where do you inject Corion?

This medicine is injected in the supervision of medical healthcare professional only. When Corion injections are to be given in the muscles, it is preferred to inject it into the buttocks or the arms. If it is to be injected beneath the skin, then it is advised to pinch a part of the skin from the abdomen or front of thigh, and then inject the medicine.

Q. Are there any chances of twins when treated with Corion?

Yes, being treated for infertility with Corion may increase the chances of getting pregnant with more than one child at the same time. In fact, it has been very commonly noticed that women develop twin pregnancy if being treated with this medicine. Consult your doctor for any such queries and follow the advice as directed.

Q. Why do doctors suggest Corion injections during pregnancy?

Corion is a hormone that helps in pregnancy. It is responsible for the normal development of the egg in a woman's ovary. It also helps in ovulation by stimulating the release of the egg. While Corion is used in women to treat infertility, in men it is used to increase sperm count. It is usually not given if you are already pregnant. Consult your doctor and give a proper history before you start this medication.

Q. Do Corion injections cause breast tenderness?

Yes, Corion injections can sometimes lead to breast pain and enlargement of breasts, but the chances are uncommon. Do contact your doctor in case you experience any uneasiness or side effect of this medication and follow the advice given.

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