What is the use of FSH injection?

What is the use of FSH injection?

This medication is used to treat certain fertility problems in women. It provides the hormone (FSH) that helps cause the ovaries to produce eggs. This medication is usually used in combination with another hormone (hCG) for the growth and release of a mature egg (ovulation).

Do FSH injections make you tired?

headache, tiredness; breast pain or swelling; stuffy nose, sneezing, sinus pain; acne; or.

How long do you take FSH injections?

You will normally use FSH injections for 8 to 12 days. This will vary depending on the response of the ovaries. Your IVF doctor will prescribe your dose and, if you need more than one treatment cycle, we will review the dose to achieve the best possible stimulation.

Is FSH injection painful?

For most patients, the injections aren’t pleasant, but they are quick and any discomfort is over in a few seconds.

How effective is FSH injections?

If FSH is used strictly for patients who are not ovulating, but have no other infertility factors, then success rates approach 60-70% after 3-6 IUI cycles. If FSH/IUI is used in patients as empirical therapy to increase the likelihood of pregnancy, then success rates are approximately 30% after 3-4 cycles.

What are the side effects of hCG injections?

What are the side effects of HCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) (Injectable))?

  • severe stomach pain or pelvic pain;
  • rapid weight gain, swelling around your waist, feeling short of breath;
  • severe nausea and vomiting, diarrhea; or.
  • little or no urination.

Which injection is used for conceiving?

Gonadotropins usually are used during fertility treatments such as intrauterine insemination (IUI) or in vitro fertilization (IVF). Injections of gonadotropins are started early in the menstrual cycle to cause multiple eggs to grow to a mature size.