sexologist-icon
Decapeptyl inj
Can u please explain the use and side effects of decapeptyl injection on before frozen embryo transfer(ivf)
166 Views v

Answers (1)

Like the answers? Chat privately with the doctor of your choice

doctor profile image
Dr. Sharath Kumar K N
General Physician 3 yrs exp Mandya
hello,This decapeptyl reduce the reproductive hormones to low level and control reproductive environment from outside, which helps yoou to have proper hormonal environment to recive embryo. It is a long acting single dose injection which acts on the pituitary to reduce the production of FSH and LH hormones. Common side effects include --Pain, redness or inflammation of skin at the injection site.Hot flushes.Dizziness.Sweating.Headache.Decreased sex drive.Mood changes, including depression.Disturbances of the gut such as diarrhoea, constipation, nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain.Weight changes.Visual disturbances.Difficulty sleeping (insomnia).Excessive fluid retention in the body tissues, resulting in swelling (oedema).Pain in the muscles and joints.Increase in blood pressure.Decreased bone density.Vaginal dryness.Painful sex.Breast pain. they wont trouble much usually, but it deoends on individual.
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO
Disclaimer : The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.