Information about Menotrophin
How menotrophin works
Menotrophin is a mixture of hormones. In females, it works by facilitating the maturation of follicles (which contain eggs) in the ovaries. This helps treat female infertility due to improper egg production (anovulatory infertility). In males, it works by increasing the low sperm count.
Common side effects of menotrophin
Headache, Injection site allergic reaction, Injection site pain, Abdominal swelling, Abdominal pain, OHSS (Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome), Abdominal cramp
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Expert advice for Menotrophin
- Menotrophin 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 Menotrophin if you are already pregnant or breastfeeding.
- Pregnancy following treatment with Menotrophin is more likely to result in a multiple pregnancy (twins or more) than if you had conceived naturally.