You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to hCG (human Chorionic Gonadotropin), if you are pregnant, or if you have primary ovarian failure, certain types of tumors, thyroid or adrenal gland problems that are not under control, or swelling of your ovaries or abnormal vaginal bleeding that has not been checked by a doctor.
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. It may also be given by a home health caregiver.
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.
Use a new needle and syringe each time you inject your medicine.
This medicine must be mixed with a liquid before you use it.
Never share your medicine with anyone.
If a dose is missed:
This medicine needs to be given on a fixed schedule, or it may not work properly. If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, call your doctor, pharmacist, or home health caregiver for instructions.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are breastfeeding.
Your doctor will need to check your progress at regular visits while you are using this medicine. Be sure to keep all appointments.
This medicine may cause more than one egg at a time to be released from the ovary, and there is a chance you may become pregnant with more than one baby (twins, triplets, etc). Talk with your doctor about this risk before you start using this medicine.
Some side effects of this medicine may happen up to 2 weeks after treatment.