Materna 3.75 MG Injection

Manufactured byEmcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Description

Human chorionic gonadotropin, which is the primary constituent of Materna 3.75 MG Injection, is obtained from the placental cells of pregnant women and is used to treat infertility in women and men. It is also used to treat delayed puberty issues in children.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Materna 3.75 MG Injection

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Materna 3.75 MG Injection

  • Bloating
  • Stomach pain
  • Pelvic pain
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Rapid weight gain
  • Allergic skin reaction
  • Irritability
  • Enlargement of breasts
  • Headache
  • Injection site pain
  • Sleeplessness

Uses of Materna 3.75 MG Injection

What is it prescribed for?

  • Female infertility
  • Male infertility
  • Cryptorchidism
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine is cumulative and the onset time can vary depending upon the intended use. The peak concentration in the body is achieved after 6 hours of intramuscular injection.
  • Duration of effect
    The duration for which this medicine remains active in the body is 10-24 hours.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    Use of this medicine in pregnant women is not recommended.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    Use of this medicine by women who are breastfeeding is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. Special precautions should be taken while taking this medicine and breastfeeding should be discontinued during the course of treatment. Consult your doctor and discuss the risks and benefits before deciding to take this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to gonadotropic medications.

Precocious puberty

This medicine is not recommended for use in children who have attained puberty at a very early age.

Prostate Cancer

This medicine is not recommended for use if a male patient has cancer of the prostate or is suspected of having it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Use of this medicine in pregnant women is not recommended.

Breast-feeding

Use of this medicine by women who are breastfeeding is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. Special precautions should be taken while taking this medicine and breastfeeding should be discontinued during the course of treatment. Consult your doctor and discuss the risks and benefits before deciding to take this medicine.
General warnings

Cancer of the prostate

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having prostate cancer or androgen-dependent tumors. A thorough examination should be performed before therapy with this medicine is commenced.

Hormonal disorders

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having hormonal imbalances caused due to abnormal functioning of thyroid, pituitary, or adrenal glands.

Ovarian cyst

This medicine should not be used by women having an ovarian cyst or enlargement of the ovary. The symptoms could get complicated and could lead to a rupture in some cases.

Excessive vaginal bleeding

This medicine should not be used in women who are experiencing abnormal vaginal bleeding due to undetermined cause.

Other disease

Report any instances of bleeding or clotting disorders, asthma, and other obstructive diseases, a heart or blood vessel disorder etc. to the doctor. Use of this medicine may worsen the symptoms of these diseases and hence caution is advised.

Test to determine safety of use

It is advised to both men and women should undergo suitable tests to determine the safety of use of this medicine. It is also advised to keep a regular check on the hormonal levels while taking this medicine.

Multiple birth

Use of this medicine can cause multiple births. You should discuss the risks of multiple births, ectopic pregnancy or other complications with the doctor before therapy with this medicine is initiated.

Missed Dose

Contact your doctor further instructions if you miss a scheduled dose of this medicine.

Overdose

Contact your doctor if an overdose with this medicine is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Ganirelix

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

Radioimmunoassay for gonadotropins

Report 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 resullts.
Take Materna 3.75 MG Injection as instructed by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine under the supervision of your doctor or a trained healthcare professional.
Miscelleneous

Food timings: Information not available

Administration time: Information not available

Sleep inducing: Information not available

How it works
This medicine acts by stimulating and promoting the production of certain hormones in the ovary and testis.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Gonadotropins

Schedule

Schedule H

[Internet]. 2017 [cited 14 April 2017]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/1389

Chorionic gonadotrophin: Indication, Dosage, Side Effect, Precaution | CIMS India [Internet]. Mims.com. 2017 [cited 14 April 2017]. Available from:

http://www.mims.com/india/drug/info/chorionic%20gonadotrophin/?type=full&mtype=generic#Indications

Chorionic gonadotropin: Indications, Side Effects, Warnings - Drugs.com [Internet]. Drugs.com. 2017 [cited 14 April 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugs.com/cdi/chorionic-gonadotropin.html
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