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Follitec 75iu Injection

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Follitec 75 IU Description

Follitec Injection is a fertility medicine that is used in the treatment of female infertility. It is used to stimulate the ovaries. This may increase the chance of pregnancy. It contains Urofollitrop...
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ContainsFollicle Stimulating Hormone (Fsh)(75.0 Iu)
UsesFemale infertility
Side effectsNausea, Vomiting, stomach pain, headache
ClassificationDRUGS FOR FEMALE INFERTILITY
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Uses of Follitec 75 IU

  • To treat infertility in women with FSH deficiency.
  • It is also used to help the ovaries produce multiple eggs for use in "in-vitro" fertilization or Assisted reproductive technologies (ART)

Contraindications of Follitec 75 IU

  • If you are allergic to urofollitropin or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have a high level of LH and FSH hormones.
  • If you have a thyroid problem or adrenal dysfunction (a disorder in which the adrenal glands don't produce enough hormones).
  • If you have a tumour in the brain.
  • If you have a cyst in the ovaries.
  • If you have any cause of infertility other than anovulation (when an egg doesn't release from your ovary during menses).

Side effects of Follitec 75 IU

  • Pain, irritation, swelling, redness at the site of injection
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach ache
  • Headache

Precautions and Warnings of Follitec 75 IU

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Follitec 75iu Injection during pregnancy?
A:
It is not safe for pregnant women and may cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant women.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Follitec 75iu Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited safety data available about the use of this medicine in breastfeeding mothers. Hence, it is very important to inform your doctor before starting the treatment while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Follitec 75iu Injection?
A:
It is not expected that Follitec Injection will affect your ability to drive, but if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert, then avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Follitec 75iu Injection?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Follitec Injection on alcohol, but avoid taking alcohol in excessive amounts.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You had experience with infertility problems. Such patients can have mild adverse effects and should be carefully monitored during the treatment.
  • You may experience ovarian enlargement along with extended stomach and stomach pain. To prevent this minimum effective dose of this injection should be used and cautious monitoring of ovarian reaction...
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  • You may develop the risk of Ovarian Hyper-Stimulation Syndrome (OHSS). The symptoms may include lower abdominal pain, breathing difficulty, rapid weight gain, nausea etc. If you experience any of such...
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  • You may have a higher risk of being pregnant with more than one child at the same
  • time (multiple pregnancies).

Mode of Action of Follitec 75 IU

How Does It Work?

Urofollitropin is a purified form of a hormone called follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH). This hormone is important in the development of follicles (eggs) that are produced by the ovaries in women. It...
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Directions for Use of Follitec 75 IU

  • Follitec Injection will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection.
  • Do not self-inject this medicine.
  • Follow the instructions suggested by your doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.

Interactions of Follitec 75 IU

Interactions with other medicines

  • Follitec Injection may interact with other medicines and discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, inform your doctor if you have a pla...
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  • Especially if you are taking any other medicines used in the treatment of female infertility, as it may increase the effect on ovaries.

Storage and disposal of Follitec 75 IU

  • Store this injection under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Follitec 75 IU

Overdose

The doctor and nurse usually give this Follitec Injection the chances of overdose are less because the treatment and the dose will be specific to the patient. However, in case of any discomfort after ...
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Missed a Dose

The doctor or nurse usually gives Follitec Injection in the hospital or a clinic. Therefore, the chances of missing a dose are less. However, if you feel that a dose has been missed, then please infor...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Follitec Injection?

A: Follitec Injection is used in the treatment of female infertility. It is used in women who have a problem with ovulation or are undergoing fertility treatments like in-vitro fertilization. Follitec is used together with other medicines to treat infertility in women with FSH deficiency. It is also used to help the ovaries produce multiple eggs for use in "in-vitro" fertilization or Assisted reproductive technologies (ART).

Q: Can Follitec Injection be used for males?

A: No, it is not for use in males.

Q: What is the work of Follitec Injection?

A: Urofollitropin is a purified form of a hormone called follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH). This hormone is important in the development of follicles (eggs) that are produced by the ovaries in women. It helps in improving reproductive function by facilitating the release of eggs in females.

Q: Is it safe for pregnant women?

A: No, it is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

Q: Does it cause multiple pregnancies?

A: Yes, the treatment with Follitec {df}} is more likely to result in multiple pregnancies (twins or more). The patient and her husband should be informed of the potential risk of multiple births before starting therapy.

Q: What is Ovarian Hyper-Stimulation Syndrome (OHSS)?

A: Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) is a condition when a woman's ovaries swell and leak fluid into the body. Early symptoms of the OHSS are severe pelvic pain, nausea, vomiting, and weight gain. OHSS generally resolves with the onset of menses.
Product Details
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FOLLITEC
Expires on or After
27/09/2022
Last Updated on: 28 Jun 2022 | 08:58 AM (IST)

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