Bravelle

Generic: Urofollitropin (FSH) Solution for injection, Bravelle 75units Powder for Injection
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Urofollitropin (FSH) Solution for injection

What is this medicine?

UROFOLLITROPIN is a fertility medicine. It is used to stimulate the ovaries. This may increase the chance of pregnancy.

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How should I use this medicine?

This medicine is for injection under the skin or into a muscle. You will be taught how to prepare and give this medicine. Use exactly as directed. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Read More ›

Bravelle can be used to treat the following conditions:

  • hypogonadism

It is important that you put your used needles and syringes in a special sharps container. Do not put them in a trash can. If you do not have a sharps container, call your pharmacist or healthcare provider to get one.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

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What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:

  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue

  • breathing problems

  • change in the amount of urine

  • fever or chills

  • nausea, vomiting

  • stomach or pelvic bloat, pain

  • sudden weight gain

  • swelling of any area of the body

  • unusual bleeding

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • acne

  • angry, irritable, or restless

  • breast tenderness

  • diarrhea

  • headache

  • hot flashes

  • pain or redness at site where injected

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What may interact with this medicine?

  • herbal or dietary supplements, like blue cohosh, black cohosh, or chasteberry

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What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses. Tell your doctor if you miss a dose of this medicine.

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Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 3 and 25 degrees C (37 and 77 degrees F). Protect from light. After mixing, use the solution immediately and throw away any unused materials. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

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What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

  • adrenal problem

  • pituitary tumor

  • ovarian cyst or failure

  • thyroid disease

  • unusual vaginal bleeding

  • an unusual or allergic reaction to urofollitropin, FSH, other hormones, medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives

  • pregnant

  • breast-feeding

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What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Visit your doctor for regular check ups. You will need to have important lab work done while you are taking this medicine.

If you get pregnant while taking this medicine, you may have multiple babies, like twins or triplets.

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Who should not take Bravelle?

Check with your doctor if you have any of the following:

adrenal insufficiency, ascites, asthma, breast-feeding, children, driving or operating machinery, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, endometriosis, ethanol intoxication, geriatric, infertility, ovarian cyst, ovarian failure, pituitary adenoma, polycystic ovary syndrome, pregnancy, testicular failure, thromboembolic disease, thrombophlebitis, thyroid disease, tobacco smoking, uterine leiomyomata, vaginal bleeding

Generic: Urofollitropin (FSH) Solution for injection, Bravelle 75units Powder for Injection

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