Fostirel 300 IU Injection


Overview

Uses of Fostirel Injection

Fostirel 300 IU Injection is used in the treatment of female infertility and male hypogonadism.

Fostirel Injection side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Injection site allergic reaction
  • Abdominal pain
  • Acne
  • Swelling of breast in male
  • Gastrointestinal discomfort
  • Ovarian cysts

How to use Fostirel Injection

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

How Fostirel Injection works

In females, Fostirel 300 IU Injection helps in the release of an egg from the ovary (ovulation) who are not ovulating and also helps in developing more follicles (eggs) in women undergoing assisted reproductive technology procedures. In males, it helps in producing sperms which are due to a low level of hormones.

Fostirel Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Fostirel 300 IU Injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Fostirel 300 IU Injection during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Fostirel 300 IU Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Fostirel 300 IU Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Fostirel 300 IU Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Fostirel Injection?

If you miss a dose of Fostirel 300 IU Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Fostirel 300 IU Injection stimulates the production of eggs in women having treatment for infertility.
  • Your doctor may prescribe more than one medicine as part of a pregnancy plan.
  • It may also be used to stimulate sperm formation in men.
  • 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 Fostirel 300 IU Injection if you are already pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Pregnancy following treatment with Fostirel 300 IU Injection is more likely to result in a multiple pregnancy (twins or more) than if you had conceived naturally.

FAQs

Q. What is follicle stimulating hormone/ what does it mean/what is it used for/what is its function?
Follicle stimulating hormone is a gonadotropin hormone released naturally by the pituitary gland in the brain. It has important roles in the regulating the release of eggs (ovulation) in women, production of sperms in men and is important for reproduction and fertility. Follicle stimulating hormone is used to treat infertility problems in women and men
Q. How does follicle stimulating hormone work?
It works by Stimulating development of follicles (fluid filled structures that hold the growing egg in the ovaries and release the mature egg during ovulation) in the ovaries , regulating levels of sex hormone estrogen and stimulating release of egg (ovulation) in women. Production of sperms (men) in men
Q. What is follicle stimulating hormone test?
Follicle hormone test is a blood test that measures the levels of follicle stimulating hormone in the blood. It is usually conducted in men and women who have infertility problems or other problems related to the reproductive system
Q. How does follicle stimulating hormone affect the male reproductive system?
Follicle stimulating hormone supports production of sperms in the testes. It stimulates the production of proteins and nutrients required for growth and maturation of sperm cells
Q. Is follicle stimulating hormone a steroid/peptide/water soluble hormone?
Follicle stimulating hormone is a glycoprotein hormone (carbohydrate groups attached to a peptide chain). It is a water soluble hormone
Q. Where follicle stimulating hormone is produced in the body/ where does follicle stimulating hormone come from?
Follicle stimulating hormone is produced and released from the pituitary gland in the brai
Q. What does follicle stimulating hormone target/control?
Follicle stimulating hormone targets the gonads i.e. ovaries in females and testes in males to control important functions related to reproduction and fertility
Q. How is follicle stimulating hormone regulated?
The release of follicle stimulating hormone by the pituitary is controlled by a hormone called gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) which is released by the hypothalamus in the brain
Q. How does follicle stimulating hormone control the production of estrogen?
Follicle stimulating hormone stimulates the development of follicles (fluid filled structures that hold the growing egg in the ovaries and release the mature egg during ovulation) in the ovaries that release hormone estrogen. It also regulates the activity of an enzyme called aromatase which is involved in the synthesis of estrogen.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th Sep 2018.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Dhirubhai Ambani Life Sciences Centre, R-282, TTC Area of MIDC, Thane-Belapur Road, Rabale, Navi Mumbai 400 701
MRP
3060
1 Injection in 1 vial
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