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choriogonadotropin alfa - injection, Ovidrel (cont.)

PRECAUTIONS: Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: unusual vaginal bleeding, problems of the uterus, certain type of fertility problem (primary ovarian failure), thyroid problem, adrenal gland problem, cancer of the reproductive organs (breast, uterus, ovary), tumor in the brain (e.g., pituitary tumor), unexplained ovarian cyst/enlargement.Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: liver disease, blood clots, stroke, heart disease (e.g., chest pain, heart attack), lung problems (e.g., asthma).Successful treatment with this medication (pregnancy) may result in multiple births. Discuss the risks and benefits of having such a pregnancy with your doctor.If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant after treatment with this drug, stop using this medication and tell your doctor immediately. This drug must not be used during pregnancy because it may cause harm to an unborn baby.It is not known if this medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014


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