Cetrorelix (0.25mg) Injection

$60.00

1 Injection in 1 Vial

International Name: Cetrotide 0.25mg Injection

MANUFACTURER: Merck Ltd
SALT COMPOSITION: Cetrorelix (0.25mg) Injection
STORAGE: Store in a refrigerator (2 – 8°C). Do not freeze.
FORM: Injection
PACKAGING: 1 Injection in 1 vial

$60.00

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INTRODUCTION

Cetrotide 0.25mg Injection is an anti-gonadotropin-releasing hormone medicine. It is used in the treatment of infertility in females. It restricts eggs to release directly and prevents premature ovulation.

Cetrotide 0.25mg Injection is injecting directly into the skin under the supervision of a doctor. Do not self administer the injection. Your doctor or nurse may help you to know the best way to inject the medicine at home. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.

The most common side effects of this medicine include injection site reaction (redness, itching, and irritation), nausea and vomiting.  To overcome irritation at the injection site, use a different part of belly every day to inject the medicine. Some side effects may mean you should inform your doctor immediately include dizziness, faint, abdominal pain, and vomiting.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had liver or kidney disease or if you are breastfeeding to a baby. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works.

USES OF CETROTIDE INJECTION

  • Female infertility

BENEFITS OF CETROTIDE INJECTION

In Female infertility

Cetrotide 0.25mg Injection prevents release of premature eggs during a process called ovulation in females. This helps in normal development of an egg in a woman’s ovary (female reproductive organ), and stimulates the release of a healthy, matured egg. This helps to treat infertility in women and increases the chance of a successful pregnancy. It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. You should use the medicine as prescribed for it to be effective.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CETROTIDE INJECTION

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Cetrotide

  • Nausea
  • Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Itching
  • Irritation
  • Vomiting
  • Lower abdominal pain

HOW TO USE CETROTIDE INJECTION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

HOW CETROTIDE INJECTION WORKS

In females undergoing treatment for infertility, sometimes premature ovulation can lead to the release of eggs which are not ready for fertilisation. Cetrotide 0.25mg Injection blocks the action of a natural hormone and prevents premature release of the eggs from the ovary.

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE CETROTIDE INJECTION?

If you miss a dose of Cetrotide 0.25mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Fact Box

Chemical Class: Polypeptides
Habit Forming: No
Therapeutic Class: HORMONES
Action Class: GNRH antagonists

Quick tips

  • Cetrotide 0.25mg Injection helps prevent premature ovulation in women undergoing assisted reproduction treatments such as IVF.
  • It is given as an injection under the skin (subcutaneously), preferably of the upper leg.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you get very dizzy, faint, vomit, or have diarrhea while using this medicine. These could be symptoms of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS).
  • Do not use this medicine if you are already pregnant or breastfeeding.

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