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FertinexTM (urofollitropin for injection, purified) is contraindicated in women who exhibit :
1. High levels of FSH indicating primary ovarian failure.
4. The presence of any cause of infertility other than anovulation, as stated in the "Indications" unless they are candidates for Assisted Reproductive Technologies.
6. Ovarian cysts or enlargement of undetermined origin.
7. Prior hypersensitivity to urofollitropin.
Fertinex (urofollitropin) TM is also 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 Fertinex (urofollitropin) TM when administered during pregnancy.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
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