Generic: lutropin alfa
A gonadotropin - It is used to treat women who have not been able to become pregnant because of problems with ovulation
What if I miss a dose?Try not to miss a dose. If you are unable to keep an appointment, call your doctor or health care professional to reschedule. If you are injecting the drug yourself and you miss a dose, discuss with your doctor or health care professional when you should give your next dose. Do not use double or extra doses.
What may interact with this medicine?Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
This medicine may also interact with the following medications:
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non- prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
What should I watch for while using this medicine?You will be closely monitored by your doctor or health care professional. Contact your doctor or health care professional at once if you think you are pregnant. Your condition will still need to be monitored for at least two weeks after finishing this medicine.
If you are receiving this medicine to help you get pregnant, it is important to keep all records required by your doctor or health care professional such as daily basal body temperature (BBTs) and sexual intercourse. It is important that sexual intercourse take place around the time when you are most fertile to give you the best chance of becoming pregnant.
If abdominal pain occurs, discontinue treatment and call your doctor or health care professional immediately. Do not use the injection and avoid sexual intercourse.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1- 800- FDA- 1088.