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Fertility Drugs (Injection)

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Hormone Gonal-F™ / Puregon®  / Menopur®   / Pergoveris® / Elonva® / Orgalutran®  / Pregynl®  / Ovidrel® / Rekovelle / Cetrotide® Adult

Fertility Drugs (Injection) - What is it for

Fertility drugs remain the primary treatment for women to enhance reproductive fertility. There are oral and injectable fertility drugs. This leaflet will only cover specific fertility injections. You will need to take fertility drugs or hormone injections to stimulate your ovaries to develop and release mature eggs ready for fertilization. These will help increase your chances of getting pregnant.

GONAL-F®, PUREGON®, MENOPUR®, PERGOVERIS®, ELONVA®, REKOVELLE®
This injection works in the development and maturation of the follicles (which contain eggs)

 

ORGALUTRAN®, CETROTIDE®
• This injection works by preventing early release of the egg

 

OVIDREL®, PREGNYL®
• This injection works by stimulating the release of mature eggs.

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