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What is Menopur /Menotropins used for?

Menopur is a medication that combines various hormones in an attempt to stimulate the ovaries to produce eggs in order to treat infertility in women.

How should Menopur /Menotropins be stored?

Keep at room temperature and protect from heat, moisture and light.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Menopur/Menotropins ?

Always follow the directions your doctor has given you. Menopur is generally administered as an injection under the skin at your doctor’s office or hospital. Wash your hands thoroughly before using Menopur. Draw up the diluents into the syringe and add to the powder by slowly pushing in the plunger of the syringe. Mix the solution by slowly rotating the container. Do not shake. Draw up the solution for injection and make sure all air bubbles are tapped out. Wipe the injection site with an alcohol swab and insert the syringe through the skin and release the medication. Make sure the needle is not in a vein.

When should Menopur /Menotropins not be taken?

Avoid the use of Menopur if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Menopur; you have an abnormal growth in the brain or reproductive system; you are pregnant, or have an enlarged ovary or ovarian failure; you have undiagnosed abnormal uterine bleeding; you have uncontrolled thyroid or adrenal gland problems.

What precautions should I follow when taking Menopur /Menotropins ?

If you miss a dose of Menopur, contact your doctor right away. Let your doctor know if: you are breast-feeding; you are taking prescription or non-prescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement; you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances; you have liver or kidney problems, thyroid or adrenal gland problems, or bleeding problems.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Menopur /Menotropins ?

Menopur may cause dizziness and therefore you should not drive, operate machinery, or participate in any other potentially dangerous activity. Never reuse needles, syringes, or other materials and always properly dispose of them after use. Using Menopur may cause a pregnancy with multiple fetuses. An evaluation must be done before taking Menopur and pregnancy must be ruled out. Make sure you go to all of your appointments and tests you have been scheduled for. Always use caution when giving Menopur to the elderly as they are more sensitive to its effects. Menopur is not recommended for children as its safety and effectiveness has not been confirmed. Do not use Menopur if you are or become pregnant. Talk with your doctor about the risks of using Menopur while breast-feeding.

When should Menopur /Menotropins not be taken?

Serious side effects may include: allergic reaction; abdominal bloating; changes in speech or vision; chest pain; decreased urination; diarrhea; fast heart beat; nausea; one-sided weakness; severe abdominal pain; severe headache; shortness of breath; sudd

Less severe side effects may include: abdominal pain; back pain; breast enlargement; chills; dizziness; fever; flu-like symptoms; flushing; general body discomfort; headache; menstrual changes; muscle or joint pain; pain or rash at the injection site.

Other: None.

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