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Fostine 150 Injection

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

Product introduction

Fostine 150 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.

Fostine 150 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 abdominal pain or cramp, headache, bloating, pelvic pain, nausea, hot flushes, and respiratory disorders. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had vaginal bleeding, or had an 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 Fostine Injection

Benefits of Fostine Injection

In Female infertility

Fostine 150 Injection helps in normal development of an egg in a woman's ovary (female reproductive organ), and stimulates the release of a healthy, matured egg. This helps to treat infertility in women and increases the chance of a successful pregnancy. It is commonly used in women who are taking fertility treatment or in vitro fertilisation (IVF). It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. You should use the medicine as prescribed for it to be effective.

Side effects of Fostine 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 Fostine

  • Abdominal pain
  • Headache
  • Bloating
  • Pelvic pain
  • Abdominal cramp
  • Nausea
  • Respiratory disorder
  • Hot flushes

How to use Fostine Injection

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

How Fostine Injection works

In females, Fostine 150 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 Fostine 150 Injection.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Fostine 150 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Fostine 150 Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Fostine 150 Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Fostine 150 Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Fostine 150 Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Fostine Injection?

If you miss a dose of Fostine 150 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 Fostine 150 Injection if you are already pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Pregnancy following treatment with Fostine 150 Injection is more likely to result in a multiple pregnancy (twins or more) than if you had conceived naturally.
  • Fostine 150 Injection stimulates the production of eggs in women having treatment for anovulatory infertility.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Hormones
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GYNAECOLOGICAL
Action Class
Gonadotropins

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FAQs

Q. How and in what dose should I take Fostine 150 Injection?

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 Fostine 150 Injection?

Ideally, you should try not to miss a dose of Fostine 150 Injection. 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 Fostine 150 Injection?

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 Fostine 150 Injection, and what is it used for?

Fostine 150 Injection 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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References

  1. Drugs.com. Urofollitropin. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Urofollitropin. Parsippany, New Jersey: Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.; 2002 [revised Feb. 2014]. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of origin: India
Expires on or after: November, 2022

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