Menogon 75 Iu Inj
FERRING PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
PACKING : 75 IU – 1AMPL
GENERIC NAME : HMG
What is Menogon 75 IU ?
Menogon 75 IU Injection or hMG for short is used to treat infertility in women. It is also known by the name of Menotropin. It is a hormonally active drug that stimulates the production of eggs in the ovaries in cases of women who suffer from ovarian failure. Menogon 75 IU Injection is extricated from the urine of postmenopausal females. The urine of a postmenopausal woman contains high levels of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), lutropin hormone (LH) and also gonadotropins. Menogon 75 IU Injection is injected into the body through the muscle.
Dosage differs from person to person. It is generally fixed according to the individual requirement of each patient. Ideally, if you time your conception and try to have intercourse within 12 to 36 hours after Menogon 75 IU Injection has been given, chances of you becoming pregnant are higher. In case the first cycle therapy does not work then re-evaluate it. You should have second thoughts about taking Menogon 75 IU Injection and consult your doctor if ovulation does not occur even after three cycles of treatment.
Why is Menogon 75 IU injection prescribed ?
This medicine is used to treat infertility in women who have not undergone menopause but are unable to conceive due to hormonal imbalances in the body.
This medicine is used to treat male infertility caused due to lack of specific hormonal secretion deficit in the body.
Assisted reproductive technique
This medicine is also used in conjugation with other hormonal preparations to assist in conception. It is also used for in vitro fertilization procedures.
Various Effects of Menogon 75 IU :
Using Menogon 75 IU Injection may show these side effects; headaches, mood swings, weakness, weight gain, swelling in the area where the injection has been given, enlargement of the breasts and also breast tenderness. The other most common effect of using Menogon 75 IU Injection is pain in the abdominal area caused by ovarian hyperstimulation (OHSS). This happens when too many eggs are produced and the ovaries subsequently swell up. The other risk that may arise from taking these shots is that of conceiving twins in case you were not planning for it. Before taking this medication it is advised that you consult and inform your doctor if you have any of the conditions mentioned below:
• If your are allergic to menotropins or gonadotropins.
• If you suffer from vaginal bleeding
• If you have a ovarian cyst.
Precautions before taking Menogon 75 IU :
This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to gonadotropic medications (hormonal preparations obtained from the placenta of pregnant women or from the urine of postmenopausal women).
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having an enlargement of the ovary which is caused by reasons other than poly-cystic ovarian syndrome.
Abnormal uterine bleeding
This medicine is not recommended for use if you have/had an episode of abnormal vaginal bleeding and the reason is not determined.
This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a tumor of the pituitary, adrenal, or thyroid glands indicated by increased secretion of hormones.
Sex hormone related tumors
This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a tumor caused due to an excess of sex hormones in the body.
Primary ovarian failure
This medicine is not recommended for use in women who have age related dysfunction of the ovaries indicated by high levels of follicle stimulating hormone in the body.