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 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.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor or pharmacist first.This product can affect the results of certain lab tests (e.g., hormone levels), possibly causing false test results. Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use this drug.This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.
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