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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Cetrotide. Please consult your doctor.
Cetrotide is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful ef... View More
Cetrotide is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Cetrotide does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Cetrotide should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cetrotide may be needed. Please consult your doctor. However, ... View More
Cetrotide should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cetrotide may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Cetrotide is an anti-gonadotropin-releasing hormone medicine. It is used in the treatment of infertility in females. It restricts eggs to release direct... View More
Uses of Cetrotide
- Female infertility
Side effects of Cetrotide
- Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
- Lower abdominal pain
How to use Cetrotide
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Cetrotide works
In females undergoing treatment for infertility, sometimes premature ovulation can lead to the release of eggs which are not ready for fertilisation. Ce... View More
What if you forget to take Cetrotide?
If you miss a dose of Cetrotide, please consult your doctor.
- Cetrotide helps prevent premature ovulation in women undergoing assisted reproduction treatments such as IVF.
- It is given as an injection under the skin (subcutaneously), preferably of the upper leg.
- Inform your doctor immediately if you get very dizzy, faint, vomit, or have diarrhea while using this medicine. These could be symptoms of ovarian hyper... View More
- Do not use this medicine if you are already pregnant or breastfeeding.
Assisted reproductive technologies, In-vitro fertilization
Subcutaneous Assisted reproductive technologies Adult: As acetate: equiv to 0.25 mg cetrorelix either in the morning beginning on the day 5 or 6 of ov... View More
Severe renal impairment: Contraindicated
Hypersensitivity. Moderate to severe renal or hepatic impairment. Women with severe allergic conditions. Pregnancy and lactation;
Mode of Action
Cetrorelix, a synthetic decapeptide analog of naturally occurring gonadorelin, is a gonadorelin antagonist. It competitively blocks gonadorelin receptor... View More
Women with active allergic conditions or a history of allergies; childn; elderly >65 yrs Lactation: Excretion in milk unknown/contraindicated
1-10% Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (4%),Nausea (1%),Hepatic enzyme elevation (1-2%),Headache (1%) <1% Erythema at injection site,Itching,Pruri... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: X Lactation: Excretion in milk unknown/contraindicated
In vitro investigations have shown that interactions are unlikely with medications that are metabolised by cytochrome P-450 or glucuronised or conjugate... View More
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