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Factrel Patient Information including How Should I Take
In this Article
- What is gonadorelin (Factrel)?
- What are the possible side effects of gonadorelin (Factrel)?
- What is the most important information I should know about gonadorelin (Factrel)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking gonadorelin (Factrel)?
- How should I take gonadorelin (Factrel)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Factrel)?
- What happens if I overdose (Factrel)?
- What should I avoid while taking gonadorelin (Factrel)?
- What other drugs will affect gonadorelin (Factrel)?
- Where can I get more information?
What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking gonadorelin (Factrel)?
Before using gonadorelin, tell your doctor if you have any other medical conditions or if you take any medications, including herbal products. You may not be able to take gonadorelin, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring.
Gonadorelin is in the FDA pregnancy category B. This means that it is not expected to be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not take gonadorelin without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.
It is not known whether gonadorelin passes into breast milk. Do not take gonadorelin without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
How should I take gonadorelin (Factrel)?
Gonadorelin is administered by a healthcare professional as a subcutaneous (under the skin) or intravenous (into a vein) injection.
Blood samples will be drawn before and after administration of gonadorelin to measure hormone levels in the body.
Your healthcare provider will store gonadorelin as directed by the manufacturer. If you are storing gonadorelin at home, your healthcare provider will provide storage instructions.
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