What is urofollitropin used for?

Urofollitropin injection is used to treat infertility in women. This medicine is a man-made hormone called follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH). FSH is produced in the body by the pituitary gland. FSH helps to develop eggs in the ovaries of women.

How do you give urofollitropin injection?

Adults—At first, 150 International Units (IU) injected under the skin or into a muscle once a day for 5 days in the first cycle of treatment. Your doctor will adjust your dose after 5 days, if needed. However, the dose is usually not more than 450 IU per day.

Which injection is used for follicle?

Follicle stimulating hormone is used to treat infertility in women who cannot ovulate. This medicine is not effective in women with primary ovarian failure (when the ovaries are unable to produce an egg).

Why is hormone injection for pregnancy?

The progesterone shot (sometimes called “17P” for the drug name [17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate] or its brand name, Makena®) can increase a woman’s chances of having a full-term baby. 17P has the hormone progesterone in it, which helps prevent contractions.

What is a normal FSH level to get pregnant?

When trying to conceive, your Follicle Stimulating Hormone level needs to be below 10mIU/ml. When FSH levels are too high or too low, achieving pregnancy can become much more difficult because it affects your menstrual cycle and whether or not you ovulate.

How long after hCG injection can I take a pregnancy test?

If you use a home pregnancy test after an hCG injection, wait 20 days before interpreting the test as positive or negative. The best way to detect a pregnancy after an hCG injection or shot is the hCG beta blood test. The blood test is much more sensitive than a urine pregnancy test.

What are the chances of getting pregnant after hCG injection?

The pregnancy rate was 10.9% when hCG was injected before and 19.6% when hCG was injected after the IUI (P = 0.040). The clinical pregnancy rates were 9.6% and 18.3% (P = 0.032), respectively.

How is HCG injection given?

HCG is given as an injection under the skin or into a muscle. Your doctor, nurse, or other healthcare provider will give you this injection. You may be shown how to inject your medicine at home.

Why HCG injection is given?

HCG is used in combination with other fertility drugs to increase a woman’s chance of pregnancy. In men or adolescent boys, HCG helps the production of testosterone and sperm. HCG is also used in male children with cryptorchidism, a specific birth problem of the testes.

Is hCG injection safe in early pregnancy?

Although HCG can help you become pregnant, it should not be used during pregnancy. Tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant during treatment. HCG has no known effect on appetite, hunger, fat loss, or fat distribution. It is not approved by the FDA as a weight loss medication or for the treatment of obesity.

Can I get pregnant with FSH 15?

By examining FSH values and pregnancy outcome over a 2 year period we found that no one achieved a pregnancy with an FSH level above 15. However, 17 % of our total pregnancies occurred in patients with FSH values between10 to 15!