Helpful guidelines

Does Gonal F cause headaches?

Does Gonal F cause headaches?

SIDE EFFECTS: Headache, nausea, vomiting, mild stomach/abdominal pain, bloating, redness/pain at the injection site, or breast tenderness/pain may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

What does Menopur make you feel like?

Side effects of Menopur that are different from Gonal-F include drowsiness, dizziness, diarrhea, shortness of breath, pain/warmth/tenderness centralized in an arm or leg, fever, chills, or weakness or aching of muscles or joints.

How long does Menopur stay in your system?

Menopur (menotropins) will be fully absorbed by the body about 18 hours after your dose, but you usually need to use this medication for about 2 weeks.

Is menopur better than Gonal F?

The study analysis also showed that although less oocytes were retrieved in the MENOPUR group vs. GONAL F, MENOPUR appeared to have a clear beneficial effect on the pregnancy rates in women undergoing IVF.

Is Menopur supposed to hurt?

These side effects are short-term, lasting only as long as the patient is taking the medication. Additionally, patients report that Menopur is a little more painful than other injections, and can sting or burn on the way in—this is normal, and will fade after you’ve completed the shot.

Does Menopur affect egg quality?

The right treatment protocol matters when it comes to a successful egg retrieval. Your clinic should carefully assess the level and brand of stimulating medication it gives you (e.g. Menopur, Gonal-f). Too high a dose pushes your follicles too fast: this affects egg quality.

How painful is Menopur?

Can ovaries burst during IVF?

Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS), is a possible complication of in vitro fertilization (IVF). In this condition, the ovaries swell and fluid leaks into the body. This condition is more common in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome who are going through fertility treatments.

What are the side effects of Menopur?

Other side effects include: respiratory system disorder, abdominal cramps, increased cough, vomiting, epigastric fullness, pain at injection site, and postoperative pain. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects. Along with its needed effects, menotropins (the active ingredient contained in Menopur) may cause some unwanted effects.

What is Menopur used for?

Menopur is also used to stimulate the development of multiple eggs for in vitro fertilization, and is likewise used to stimulate the production of sperm in men who have functioning testes but in whom hormonal stimulation is deficient. What Are Side Effects of Menopur? rash. Menopur may increase the likelihood of multiple births.

What is the maximum dose of Menopur?

Menopur. Menopur is administered through a subcutaneous (under the skin) injection. The recommended initial dose of Menopur for patients who have received a GnRH agonist for pituitary suppression is 225 IU. The maximum daily dose should not exceed 450 IU and dosing beyond 20 days is not recommended.

Is it safe to take Menopur during pregnancy?

Menopur must not be used during pregnancy. If you think you may be pregnant, tell your doctor. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.