Cetrorelix is Generic Name of CETROTIDE, a prescription medication used to relieve the effects of infertility. Cetrorelix can be used with or without other medicines.Cetrorelix belongs from a class of medicines called Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Antagonists.Cetrorelix is used in women for some fertility treatments (controlled ovarian stimulation). This medicine works by preventing eggs from being released too early (premature ovulation) by blocking the hormone (gonadotropin-releasing hormone-GnRH) which allows eggs to be released from the ovaries. This gives the eggs time to grow properly. This drug is usually combined with another hormone (human chorionic gonadotropin-hCG) to help you get pregnant.HCG is used to induce the development and release of a mature egg (ovulation). This drug must not be used if you are pregnant. Before your first dose, your doctor can order a pregnancy test.
Cetrorelix is used in women for some fertility treatments (controlled ovarian stimulation). This medicine works by preventing eggs from being released too early allowing eggs to be released from the ovaries. This gives the eggs time to grow properly. This drug is usually combined with another hormone (human chorionic gonadotropin-hCG) to help you get pregnant.
Many people who use this drug do not have significant side effects.This medicine can cause a condition known as ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS). These issues can occur during or after treatment. Seldom, intense OHSS causes fluid to build up suddenly in the stomach, chest, and heart.Get medical attention right away if you experience the following side effects:
Before using cetrorelix, inform your doctor or pharmacist whether you are allergic to it or to other gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) products; or if you have any other allergies. This product can contain inactive ingredients that may cause allergic reactions or other problems. Please talk to your health care advisor for more information.Before taking this drug, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially the following: history of serious allergic reactions, kidney disease.Tell your doctor of all the things you need when you have surgery (such as prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).Avoid taking this drug if you are pregnant. This drug must not be taken while you are pregnant. If you think you are pregnant, ask your doctor about risk and benefits.It is not clear whether this medication is transferred into breast milk. Owing to the potential risk to the child, breast-feeding is not recommended during use of this drug. Please consult your doctor.
Drug interactions can cause reactions and change the way your drugs work or increase your risk of serious side effects. Keep a check on all the medications you use including prescribed and non prescribed drugs and any herbal products) and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop or change the dosage of any drug without your doctor's permission.
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It is very important to follow the schedule. In case you miss any dose consult an expert.
Different products have different storage requirements. Please refer to the storage details printed on your package for the exact temperature range Do not flush the medication in toilets, washrooms or drains.
Cetrorelix binds to the hormone receptor-releasing gonadotropin and functions as a potent inhibitor of gonadotropin secretion. It competes with natural GnRH for binding to pituitary cell membrane receptors and thus regulates the release of LH and FSH in a dose-dependent manner.
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