Fostine 150 IU Injection
Fostine 150 IU Injection is used to treat infertility in women. It is also known by the name of Menotropin. It is a hormonally active drug that stimulates the production of eggs in the ovaries in cases of women who suffer from ovarian failure.
This medication is extricated from the urine of postmenopausal females. The urine of a postmenopausal woman contains high levels of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), lutropin hormone (LH) and also gonadotropins. It is injected into the body through the muscle.
Before taking this medication it is advised that you consult and inform your doctor if you have any of the conditions mentioned below:
- If you are allergic to menotropins or gonadotropins.
- If you suffer from vaginal bleeding.
- If you have an ovarian cyst.
Dosage differs from person to person. It is generally fixed according to the individual requirement of each patient. Ideally, if you time your conception and try to have intercourse within 12 to 36 hours after this medicine has been given, the chances of you becoming pregnant are higher.
In case the first cycle therapy does not work then re-evaluate it. You should have second thoughts about taking this medication and consult your doctor if ovulation does not occur even after three cycles of treatment.
The medication can treat the below provided problems:
Assisted Reproductive Technique
A patient can suffer from the following side effects:
How long is the duration of effect?The time duration for which this medicine remains active in the body is subject to vary based on the intended use, dose duration etc.
What is the onset of action?The effect of this medicine is cumulative and the onset time can vary depending upon the intended use and dose duration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Use of this medicine in pregnant women is not recommended.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?The use of this medicine by women who are breastfeeding is not recommended unless absolutely necessary.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Fostine 150 IU Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Missed Dose instructionsContact your doctor further instructions if you miss a scheduled dose of this medicine.
Overdose instructionsContact your doctor if an overdose with this medicine is suspected.
This medication is a mixture of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH) produced by the pituitary gland. These hormones stimulate the production of eggs in females and sperm in a male.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholInteraction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Lab Test
Radioimmunoassay for gonadtropinsReport the use of this medicine to the doctor before undergoing this test to determine the levels of gonadotropins especially Luteinizing hormone. Use of this medicine can interfere with the test results.
Interaction with Medicine
GanirelixReport the use of ganirelix before receiving this medicine as the risk of decreased efficacy is fairly high. You may need a dose adjustment and certain tests to determine if these medicines can be used safely. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Interaction with Food
FoodInformation not available.
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Menotrophin-Drug Information Portal [Internet].druginfo.nlm.nih.gov 2022 [Cited 3 June 2022].Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/name/menotrophin
Menotrophin-DrugBank Online [Internet].go.drugbank.com 2022 [Cited 3 June 2022].Available from:https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00032
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