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Aside from possible ovarian hyperstimulation (see WARNINGS), little is known concerning the consequences of acute overdosage with menotropins.
Repronex® (menotropins for injection) is contraindicated in women who have:
- A high FSH level indicating primary ovarian failure.
- Uncontrolled thyroid and adrenal dysfunction.
- An organic intracranial lesion such as a pituitary tumor.
- The presence of any cause of infertility other than anovulation unless they are candidates for in vitro-fertilization.
- Abnormal bleeding of undetermined origin.
- Ovarian cysts or enlargement not due to polycystic ovary syndrome.
- Prior hypersensitivity to menotropins.
- Repronex® (menotropins for injection) is not indicated in women who are pregnant. There are limited human data on the effects of menotropins when administered during pregnancy.
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/9/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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