"High cholesterol levels may impair fertility in couples trying to achieve a pregnancy, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health, the University at Buffalo (New York), and Emory University in Atlanta.
Prior to therapy with Cetrotide® (cetrorelix acetate for injection), patients should be informed of the duration of treatment and monitoring procedures that will be required. The risk of possible adverse reactions should be discussed (see ADVERSE REACTIONS).
Cetrotide® (cetrorelix) should not be prescribed if a patient is pregnant.
If Cetrotide® (cetrorelix) is prescribed to patients for self-administration, information for proper use is given in the Patient Leaflet (see below).
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/14/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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