Chorionic Gonadotropin

  • Infertility

Chorionic Gonadotropin Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Chorionic gonadotropin 5000Units/10mL, 10000Units/10mL; pwd for IM inj after reconstitution; contains benzyl alcohol.

How Supplied

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Chorionic Gonadotropin Indications


Ovulation induction in women with secondary ovarian failure who have been pretreated with human gonadotropins.

Chorionic Gonadotropin Dosage and Administration


5000–10000 Units IM one day after last dose of gonadotropins.


Not applicable.

Chorionic Gonadotropin Contraindications


Androgen- or estrogen-dependent neoplasm. Ovarian enlargement and overstimulation while on gonadotropin therapy. Primary ovarian failure.

Chorionic Gonadotropin Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Chorionic Gonadotropin Warnings/Precautions


Cardiac or renal disease. Epilepsy. Migraine. Asthma. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Chorionic Gonadotropin Pharmacokinetics

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Chorionic Gonadotropin Interactions

Chorionic Gonadotropin Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Ovarian hyperstimulation or enlargement, ascites, pleural effusion, ovarian cyst rupture, multiple births, arterial thromboembolism, headache, irritability, restlessness, depression, fatigue, edema, gynecomastia, local reactions.

Chorionic Gonadotropin Clinical Trials

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Chorionic Gonadotropin Note


Formerly known under the brand name Novarel.

Chorionic Gonadotropin Patient Counseling

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