In females, Urofollitropin 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.
Q. How and in what dose should I take Foligest 150I.U 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 Foligest 150I.U Injection?
Ideally, you should try not to miss a dose of Foligest 150I.U 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 Foligest 150I.U 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 Foligest 150I.U Injection, and what is it used for?
Foligest 150I.U 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.