Your doctor will prescribe your exact dose and tell you how often it should be given. This medicine is given as a shot under your skin.
A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine.
You may be taught how to give your medicine at home. Make sure you understand all instructions before giving yourself an injection. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
This medicine is usually injected into the lower abdomen, near the navel.
This medicine comes with patient instructions. Read and follow these instructions carefully. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
If a dose is missed:
The timing of when you use this medicine is very important in how well it will work. Use the medicine on the exact day and at the exact time your doctor has ordered.
Try not to miss any doses, and keep all appointments with your doctor.
If you do miss a dose, call your doctor for instructions.
Do not use this medicine if you are breastfeeding, or if you think you may be pregnant.
A few women who have used this medicine had babies with birth defects. Because there is always a small chance of birth defects with any pregnancy, it is unknown whether or not this medicine was the cause of those problems. Discuss these risks with your doctor if you have any questions.
Along with using this medicine, you will need to visit your doctor for regular tests and procedures. It may take several months for you to become pregnant.