Recombinant follicle stimulating hormone is used in the treatment of female infertility and male hypogonadism. It is used in women who have a problem in ovulation or are undergoing fertility treatment like in-vitro fertilization. In men, it helps in the production of sperm cells.
Follitec Products side effects
Side Effects of Follitec are Injection site allergic reaction, Headache, Swelling of breast in male, Acne, Abdominal pain, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Ovarian cysts, Rash.
Recombinant follicle stimulating hormone is a hormone. In females, it works by stimulating the release of estrogen which helps in the growth and development of the egg before release. In males, it helps in the production of sperms.
Q. What is Follitec 75IU Injection and what it is used for?
Follitec 75IU Injection contains Follitropin alfa which is a type of Follicle Stimulating Hormone produced naturally by the body. It is used in women who are unable to ovulate. It works by stimulating the growth of follicles (which contain eggs) in the ovary. This helps in the release of a properly developed egg at the time of ovulation. It is also used in assisted reproductive technology (ART) procedures such as in-vitro fertilization (IVF), which help women to become pregnant. It may also be used in adult men who are infertile due to lack of certain hormones and inability to produce enough sperm cells.
Q. How and in what dose should I take Follitec 75IU Injection?
Follitec 75IU Injection is an injection given subcutaneously (just under the skin). The dose and treatment duration depend on the ovarian response of the patient.
Q. What if I miss a dose of Follitec 75IU Injection?
Ideally, you should try not to miss a dose of Follitec 75IU 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 Follitec 75IU Injection?
The most common side effect is a local site reaction at the injection site (pain, redness, swelling, and irritation). The other common side effects are a headache, ovarian cysts, abdominal pain or cramping, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and bloating. 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), multiple pregnancy or miscarriage.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 9th Jul 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.