Gonadorelin - Drug Information

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General Information on Gonadorelin

Generic Name : Gonadorelin

Pronunciation : goe-nad-oh-RELL-in

Latest prescription information about Gonadorelin. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y42 | Therapeutic Classification : Hormones

Trade Names/Brand Names of Gonadorelin

International- Factrel.

Why is Gonadorelin Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a gonadotropin-releasing hormone, prescribed for evaluating hypothalamus and pituitary gland function.  

When should Gonadorelin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category B :

Animal studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and appropriate studies on pregnant women are lacking.

What is the dosage of Gonadorelin?

SC/IV- The recommended is 100 mcg.

How should Gonadorelin be taken?

It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider under the skin or muscle.

What are the warnings and precautions for Gonadorelin?

Caution should be exercised in patients with ovarian hyperstimulation, cancer, who are taking other medications, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It should not be used in children less than 18 years old.

What are the side effects of Gonadorelin?

   Central Nervous System : Headache, light-headedness.
   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, abdominal discomfort.
   Skin : Local swelling, occasionally with pain and itching, rash.
   Heart : Flushing.

What are the other precautions for Gonadorelin?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Gonadorelin?

Store it at room temperature (approximately 25C).

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