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Foligest 75I.U Injection

Prescription Required

Overview

Introduction

Foligest 75I.U Injection is used in the treatment of female infertility. It is used in women who have a problem with ovulation or are undergoing fertility treatments like in-vitro fertilization.

Foligest 75I.U Injection is given as an injection under the supervision of a doctor. Your doctor or nurse will help you to learn the exact method of self-administration. 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 might be prescribed with certain other medicine as a part of your treatment. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.

The most common side effects of this medicine include pain in abdomen, headache, bloating and hot flushes. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. Some side effects may mean you should inform your doctor immediately include dizziness, pelvic pain, faint, weight gain and trouble breathing.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had vaginal bleeding, or had ovarian cyst or tumor of the uterus. 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 already pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of Foligest Injection

Side effects of Foligest Injection

Common
  • Abdominal pain
  • Headache
  • Bloating
  • Pelvic pain
  • Abdominal cramp
  • Nausea
  • Respiratory disorder

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 Abdominal pain and Abdominal cramp
    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.
  • Coping with Headache
    Make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Rest in a quiet, dimly lit room. Do not sleep more than you normally would. Do not strain your eyes (for example by looking at a screen). Do not drink alcohol. Headaches are usually temporary and usually go away with time. But, if they last longer or get worse, ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller.
  • Coping with Bloating
    Try eating small and frequent meals. Drink and chew your food slowly. Exercise regularly to improve how your body digests food. Try not to swallow too much air. This can happen when you talk and eat at the same time. Avoid drinking with a straw, chewing gum and smoking as these can also make you swallow air. Try to limit foods that are hard to digest or produce gas (such as fried and fatty foods, cheese, beans, cabbage, onion, whole grains and many others). Avoid drinking alcohol, carbonated soft drinks and fruit juices. If you wear dentures, make sure they fit properly. Some over-the-counter medicines can help. Talk to your doctor about possible medication if your condition does not improve.
  • 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.

How to use Foligest Injection

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

How Foligest Injection works

In females, Foligest 75I.U Injection works by stimulating the release of estrogen which helps in the growth and development of the egg before release. It also helps to develop more follicles (eggs) in women undergoing assisted reproductive technology procedures.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Foligest 75I.U Injection.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Foligest 75I.U 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Foligest 75I.U Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Foligest 75I.U Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Foligest 75I.U Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Foligest 75I.U Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Foligest Injection?

If you miss a dose of Foligest 75I.U Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor may prescribe more than one medicine as part of a pregnancy plan.
  • The injection is administered under the skin. Follow the recommended dosage and monitoring schedules to minimise the possibility of ovarian hyperstimulation.
  • 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).
  • Do not use Foligest 75I.U Injection if you are already pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Pregnancy following treatment with Foligest 75I.U Injection is more likely to result in a multiple pregnancy (twins or more) than if you had conceived naturally.
  • Foligest 75I.U Injection stimulates the production of eggs in women having treatment for anovulatory infertility.

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. How and in what dose should I take Foligest?

It is given as an injection just under the skin by a medical healthcare professional only. The dose and treatment duration depends on your ovarian response for which you would be constantly monitored by your doctor during the treatment.

Q. What if I miss a dose of Foligest?

Ideally, you should try not to miss a dose of Foligest. However, please talk to your doctor as soon as you remember that you have missed a dose.

Q. What are the side effects of using Foligest?

The most common side effects are headache and pain in the abdomen. The other common side effects include hot flushes, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, rashes and breast tenderness. If any of these side effects bother you, please consult with your doctor. In addition, this medicine may increase the likelihood of conditions like ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) and multiple pregnancy.

Q. What is Foligest, and what is it used for?

Foligest contains a medicine called Urofollitropin. Urofollitropin is a type of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH). It helps to treat women who can not become pregnant because their ovaries do not produce eggs [including polycystic ovary disease (PCOD)]. It is also used in assisted reproductive technology (ART) procedures such as in-vitro fertilization (IVF), which help women to become pregnant.

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