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Bravelle® (urofollitropin injection) is contraindicated in women who have:
- A high FSH level indicating primary ovarian failure.
- Uncontrolled thyroid and adrenal dysfunction.
- An organic intracranial lesion such as pituitary tumor.
- The presence of any cause of infertility other than anovulation.
- Abnormal bleeding of undetermined origin.
- Ovarian cysts or enlargement not due to polycystic ovary syndrome.
- Prior hypersensitivity to urofollitropins, purified.
- Bravelle® (urofollitropin injection) is contraindicated in women who are pregnant and may cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman. There are limited human data on the effects of Bravelle® (urofollitropin injection) when administered during pregnancy.
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/18/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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