PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION
INF-INFAR INDIA LIMITED
PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION belongs to the class of sex hormones used in the treatment of female infertility, male hypogonadism and cryptorchidism. Female infertility is when a woman is unable to get pregnant within a year of trying. Male hypogonadism is a condition in which the body does not produce enough hormone responsible for masculine growth in men. Cryptorchidism is a condition in which testes don’t descend into the scrotum (bag of skin present below the penis).
PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION contains ‘human chorionic gonadotrophin’ used in the treatment of female infertility and male hypogonadism. It stimulates the production of sex hormones such as testosterone in men and progesterone in women. It can stimulate ovulation (egg production) in women and improve sperm production in men.
PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION is available in the form of injection. It is usually administered by a healthcare professional. The common side-effects of PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION are pain at the injection site, headache, irritability, restlessness, depression, fatigue, oedema (swelling), early puberty and gynecomastia (swelling of breast tissue in men).
Do not take PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION if you are allergic to ‘human chorionic gonadotrophin’ or any other ingredients present in it. It should not be used in patients with conditions such as early puberty, prostatic cancer or other androgen-dependent cancers, unexplained vaginal bleeding, uncontrolled thyroid or adrenal gland dysfunction and ovarian cysts. It is not recommended for use in pregnant women and should be used with caution in breastfeeding mothers.
Female infertility, male hypogonadism, cryptorchidism
PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION contains ‘human chorionic gonadotropin’ which belongs to the class of ‘sex hormones’. It is used in treating female infertility in whom, the cause of ovulation problems is a secondary ovarian failure (normal ovaries that don’t function properly). It can also treat male hypogonadism in whom the testes are normal but don’t function properly. It can treat cryptorchidism in boys from age 4 to 9 if there is no structural deformity. However, the descending of testes into the scrotum is usually temporary when PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION is used.
PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION may cause multiple pregnancies (pregnant with more than one child at the same time). So, discuss with your doctor the possible risks of this medicine. It can increase the risk of blood clots. An anaphylactic reaction such as shortness of breath, hives, loss of consciousness, low pulse and shock have been reported with HCG products derived from urine. In some cases, worsening of preexisting ovarian cysts or sudden ovary enlargement can be seen. So, regular monitoring is required. Early puberty may be seen in children. In such cases, discontinue therapy immediately and consult a doctor.
Alcohol may interfere with the efficacy of PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION.
PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION is a category X drug. It should not be used in pregnant women as it may cause birth defects/congenital disabilities.
PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION should be used with caution in breastfeeding mothers.
PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION may not affect your ability to drive.
PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION can be safely used in patients with liver diseases if prescribed.
PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION can cause oedema (fluid retention), so it should be used cautiously in patients with kidney diseases.
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Female infertility: When a woman is not able to become pregnant within a year of trying. If a woman gets pregnant but experiences miscarriages or stillbirths, it is also included in infertility.
Male hypogonadism: It is a condition in which hormones such as testosterone responsible for masculine growth in men are not produced enough in the body. It may cause decreased sexual desire, erectile dysfunction and low sperm production.
Cryptorchidism: It is a condition in which testis fails to descend into the scrotum of boys. It is commonly seen in boys with premature birth and can be easily identified in the newborns.
PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION contains 'human chorionic gonadotrophin' used in the treatment of female infertility and male hypogonadism. It stimulates the production of sex hormones in men and women and improves fertility.
PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION is not recommended for the treatment of obesity. It does not affect appetite loss and weight reduction.
The common side-effects of PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION are pain at the injection site, headache, irritability, restlessness, depression, fatigue, oedema (swelling), early puberty and gynecomastia (swelling of breast tissue in men).
PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION should not be given to patients with thyroid problems. This medicine may cause an increase the production of thyroid hormones and cause unwanted effects when used in patients with thyroid dysfunction.
PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION may increase the chance of getting pregnant with more than one child (multiple pregnancies) in most cases. Discuss with your doctor the possible benefits and risks before taking PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION.
PREGNYL 5000IU INJECTION
Apejay Chamber, Wallace St, Fort, Mumbai - 400001
1 Injection in 1 Vial