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UROFOLLITROPIN is a fertility medicine. It is used to stimulate the ovaries. This may increase the chance of pregnancy.
This medicine is for injection under the skin or into a muscle. You will be taught how to prepare and give this medicine. Use exactly as directed. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.
It is important that you put your used needles and syringes in a special sharps container. Do not put them in a trash can. If you do not have a sharps container, call your pharmacist or healthcare provider to get one.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
•allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
•change in the amount of urine
•fever or chills
•stomach or pelvic bloat, pain
•sudden weight gain
•swelling of any area of the body
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
•angry, irritable, or restless
•pain or redness at site where injected
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature between 3 and 25 degrees C (37 and 77 degrees F). Protect from light. After mixing, use the solution immediately and throw away any unused materials. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
•ovarian cyst or failure
•unusual vaginal bleeding
•an unusual or allergic reaction to urofollitropin, FSH, other hormones, medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
•herbal or dietary supplements, like blue cohosh, black cohosh, or chasteberry
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses. Tell your doctor if you miss a dose of this medicine.
Visit your care team for regular checks on your progress. You will need to have important lab work done while you are taking this medication.
If you get pregnant while taking this medication, you may have multiple babies, like twins or triplets.
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