This medication may rarely cause a condition known as ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS). This condition may occur during or after treatment. Rarely, serious OHSS causes fluid to suddenly build up in the stomach, chest, and heart area. Get medical help right away if you develop the following side effects: severe pain or swelling in the lower abdominal (pelvic) area, severe nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, sudden/rapid weight gain, difficulty breathing or decreased urination. Discuss the risks and benefits of this medication with your doctor. Keep all medical and laboratory appointments.
Gonadorelin is used by women who are missing menstrual periods due to low levels of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH). It may be used as part of female infertility treatment. This medication provides GnRH that the body needs for the growth and release of mature eggs from the ovaries (ovulation).
How to use Lutrepulse Solution, Reconstituted (Recon Soln)
Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start using gonadorelin and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Gonadorelin is injected into a vein or under the skin using an infusion pump, as directed by your doctor. If you are using this medication at home, learn all preparation and usage instructions from your health care professional and the medication package. Follow all instructions for using the infusion pump. Do not mix this medication until you are ready to use it. Before using this medication, check the solution visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the solution.
Before each dose, clean the injection site with rubbing alcohol. If you are injecting the medication under the skin, change the injection site as directed by your doctor to lessen injury under the skin. If you are injecting the medication into a vein, you do not need to change the injection site unless directed by your doctor.
The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Keep all medical appointments so your doctor can closely monitor your response and adjust your dosage if necessary. Do not change the dose unless directed by your doctor, and do not use this medication for a longer period than prescribed.
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Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve.
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