Reprogon 75 IU Injection

Manufactured byFerring Pharmaceuticals
Description

Human menopausal gonadotropin, which is the primary constituent of Reprogon 75 IU Injection, is obtained from the urine of women who have achieved menopause. It is used to treat male and female infertility. It is also used in combination with other hormonal medicines for in vitro fertilization and assisted reproduction procedures.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Reprogon 75 IU Injection

  • Bloating
  • Stomach pain
  • Pain in the lower abdomen
  • Infections
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Rapid weight gain
  • Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Irritability
  • Enlargement of breasts
  • Headache
  • Sleeplessness
  • Pain at the injection site
  • Unexpected vaginal bleeding
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness

Uses of Reprogon 75 IU Injection

What is it prescribed for?

  • Female infertility
  • Male infertility
  • Assisted reproductive technique
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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 and dose duration.
  • 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.
  • 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 (hormonal preparations obtained from the placenta of pregnant women or from the urine of postmenopausal women).

Ovarian cyst/enlargement

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having an enlargement of the ovary which is caused by reasons other than poly-cystic ovarian syndrome.

Abnormal uterine bleeding

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have/had an episode of abnormal vaginal bleeding and the reason is not determined.

Tumors

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a tumor of the pituitary, adrenal, or thyroid glands indicated by increased secretion of hormones.

Sex hormone related tumors

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a tumor caused due to an excess of sex hormones in the body.

Primary ovarian failure

This medicine is not recommended for use in women who have age related dysfunction of the ovaries indicated by high levels of follicle stimulating hormone in the body.
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

Prostate cancer

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 disorder

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 diseases

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 births

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 gonadtropins

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 results.
Take Reprogon 75 IU Injection as instructed by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine under the supervision of your doctor or a trained healthcare professional. Appropriate diagnostic tests must be performed before starting the treatment therapy with this medicine. You should take this medicine under the supervision of a doctor who is appropriately qualified and experienced.
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

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