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Gonal-F

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Gonal-F




Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

Aside from possible ovarian hyperstimulation and multiple gestations (see WARNINGS), there is no information on the consequences of acute overdosage with Gonal-f® (follitropin alfa for injection).

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Gonal-f® (follitropin alfa for injection) is contraindicated in women and men who exhibit:

  1. Prior hypersensitivity to recombinant FSH preparations or one of their excipients.
  2. High levels of FSH indicating primary gonadal failure.
  3. Uncontrolled thyroid or adrenal dysfunction.
  4. Sex hormone dependent tumors of the reproductive tract and accessory organs.
  5. An organic intracranial lesion such as a pituitary tumor. And in women who exhibit:
  6. Abnormal uterine bleeding of undetermined origin (see Selection of Patients).
  7. Ovarian cyst or enlargement of undetermined origin (see Selection of Patients).
  8. Pregnancy.
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 10/7/2016

Overdosage
Contraindications

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