Generic Name : Ganirelix Therapeutic Classification : Proteins
Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is an injectable gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist (GnRH antagonist), prescribed for infertility. It works by stimulating ovaries. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Contraindicated to pregnant and breastfeeding women; people with known hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Adult: SC- The recommended dose is 250 mcg once daily, start on day 6 of ovarian stimulation and continue until ovulation induction. How it should be taken :
It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider under the skin. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of severe kidney or liver impairment, any allergy, and who are taking other medications.
* It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication. Side Effects :
Nausea, headache, injection site reactions, ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, abdominal pain, vaginal bleeding, dizziness, uneasiness and congenital abnormalities.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it in refrigerator (2-8°C). Protect from light.
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