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Follitropin beta (By injection)

Follitropin Beta (fol-i-TROE-pin BAY-ta)

Treats infertility.

Brand Name(s):

Follistim AQ

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to follitropin beta, streptomycin, neomycin, or other forms of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH). You should not use this medicine if you have adrenal gland problems, pituitary gland problems, thyroid gland problems, or a tumor in the brain (including the hypothalamus area or pituitary gland), breast, ovary, testis, or uterus. You should not use this medicine if you have cysts in the ovaries, enlarged ovaries, unusual vaginal bleeding, or high levels of FSH in the blood. You should not use this medicine if you are pregnant.

How to Use This Medicine:


If a dose is missed:

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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