Generic Name : Ganirelix Acetate Injection Pronunciation : GA-ni-REL-ix Therapeutic Classification : Proteins
International- Ganirelix. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist, prescribed for infertility. It works by stimulating ovaries. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Contraindicated in patients with known or suspected pregnancy and hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
SC- Adult- The recommended dose is 250 µg may be administered subcutaneously once daily. 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 any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
* Patient may develop with increased risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) with the following symptoms: stomach pain, bloating, or swelling, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea, decreased urination or dark urine, shortness of breath; or sudden weight gain.
* Monitor complete blood cell counts and hormone levels regularly while taking this medication. Side Effects :
Abdominal pain, death, headache, vaginal bleeding, injection site reactions, nausea.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store at 25°C.
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