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The safety of Menopur® (menotropins injection) was examined in 3 clinical studies that enrolled a total of 575 patients receiving Menopur® (menotropins injection) in the IVF and 01 studies. All adverse events (without regard to causality assessment) occurring at an incidence of > 2 % in women treated with Menopur® (menotropins injection) are listed in Table 3.
Table 3: HIGHLY PURIFIED MENOTROPIN SC AND IM IN FEMALE PATIENTS
UNDERGOING IVF AND 01 ADVERSE EVENTS WITH ONSET ON OR AFTER GnRH ADMINISTRATION,
COSTART CLASSIFICATION (FOR INCIDENCE OF 2% OR GREATER)
|BODY SYSTEM/PREFERRED TERM|| IVF*
|BODY AS A WHOLE|
|Injection site pain||27||5.4||0||0.0|
|Injection site reaction||48||9.6||9||11.8|
|Post retrieval pain||32||6.4||0||0.0|
| * INCLUDES IM AND SC SUBJECTS FROM PROTOCOLS
MFK/IVF/0399E AND MENOPUR (menotropins injection) 2000-02.
**INCLUDES IM AND SC SUBJECTS FROM PROTOCOL MENOPUR (menotropins injection) 2000-01.
Drug Abuse And Dependence
There have been no reports of abuse or dependence with menotropins.
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Last reviewed on RxList: 2/25/2009
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