follitropin beta - injection, Follistim (cont.)
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly.
NOTES: Laboratory tests and/or medical tests (e.g., vaginal ultrasound, hormone levels, semen test) will be performed to monitor your progress.It is important to keep all regular medical and laboratory appointments so your doctor can closely monitor your response to help reduce the risk of serious side effects and determine the timing of your hCG dose.Do not share this medication with others.
MISSED DOSE: For the best possible benefit, it is important to receive each scheduled dose of this medication as directed. If you miss a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist to establish a new dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store unopened vials in the refrigerator between 36-46 degrees F (2-8 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not freeze. Discard any unused portion of the vial.Brief storage at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) is permitted for up to three months. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Last Editorial Review: 8/24/2012
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