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Ovidrel® PreFilled Syringe (choriogonadotropin alfa injection) is contraindicated in women who exhibit:

  1. Prior hypersensitivity to hCG preparations or one of their excipients.
  2. Primary ovarian failure.
  3. Uncontrolled thyroid or adrenal dysfunction.
  4. An uncontrolled organic intracranial lesion such as a pituitary tumor.
  5. Abnormal uterine bleeding of undetermined origin (see Selection of Patients).
  6. Ovarian cyst or enlargement of undetermined origin (see Selection of Patients)
  7. Sex hormone dependent tumors of the reproductive tract and accessory organs.
  8. Pregnancy.

Last reviewed on RxList: 6/25/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.


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