Urofollitropin is a medication that contains a hormone called
follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH). FSH is naturally produced by the pituitary
gland and helps the ovaries to produce eggs. Urofollitropin is used to treat
infertility in women who have problems with ovulation or who need to stimulate
multiple egg development for assisted reproductive techniques (ART) such as in
vitro fertilization (IVF).
Urofollitropin is given as an injection under the skin (subcutaneous) or
into the muscle (intramuscular). The dose and duration of treatment depend on
your individual response and the type of ART you are undergoing. Your doctor
will monitor your blood hormone levels and ultrasound scans of your ovaries to
determine the optimal dose and timing of urofollitropin.
Before you start using urofollitropin, you should read the patient
information leaflet carefully and follow the instructions provided by your
doctor or nurse. You should also learn how to prepare and administer the
injections correctly and safely. If you have any questions or concerns, do not
hesitate to ask your health care provider.
Some of the possible side effects of urofollitropin include headache,
abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, injection site reactions, ovarian
hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS), multiple pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian
torsion, and allergic reactions. You should report any unusual or severe
symptoms to your doctor immediately.
Urofollitropin is a potent medication that can help you achieve your
fertility goals. However, it is not suitable for everyone and requires careful
monitoring and adjustment. Therefore, it is important that you follow the
instructions and advice given by your doctor or nurse while using