FAQs ABOUT FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION
What is the use of FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION?
FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION is used in the treatment of female infertility. It can promote ovulation (release of matured egg from the ovaries) in women who do not produce eggs. It also helps in the growth and development of several egg follicles in women undergoing fertility treatments.
How FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION works?
FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION is an ovulation stimulator. It supplements your body with a sufficient amount of a female sex hormone called estrogen that is required for the normal growth and development of the ovarian (egg) follicles. As a result, it stimulates egg growth and maturation and promotes the release of matured eggs from the ovaries (ovulation) in women facing problems in becoming pregnant.
How FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION is administered?
FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into the vein (intravenously) or under the skin (subcutaneously). It can also be self-administered by the patients if advised by the physician. Carefully, follow the instructions given by the doctor in case of self-administration.
What precautions must be followed while receiving FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION?
Before receiving FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION inform your doctor if you have any unexplained vaginal bleeding, blood clot problems or any tumours in the brain, breast, uterus or ovaries. You must also inform your doctor if you have any damage in the fallopian tubes, as treatment with FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION may cause ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy outside of the womb) in such cases. FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION should not be used in pregnant women after successful conception. Regularly visit your doctor and perform all blood tests and ultrasounds recommended by him/her without fail.
Is FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION safe?
FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION is considered safe at the doses administered by the physician. However, consult your doctor if you experience any unusual side effects
What are the common side effects of receiving FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION?
The most common side effects of receiving FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION are hot flushes, stomach pain, headache and injection site reactions (such as pain, redness, and swelling). Consult your doctor if they worsen.
Can I stop receiving FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION once my symptoms subside?
Do not stop taking FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION without consulting your doctor. You need to receive FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION for the duration recommended by your doctor to achieve better results.
Can I use FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION during pregnancy?
FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION should not be used in pregnant women after successful conception. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice.
Can FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION be used in children?
The safety and effectiveness of FOLIGEM 150IU INJECTION have not been established in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years). Therefore, consult your doctor for advice.