Urofollitropin

helps treat infertility in women. If you are injecting under the skin, the best site for injection is on the stomach under the belly button.

Urofollitropin Overview

Reviewed: October 9, 2013
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Urofollitropin is a prescription medication used to treat infertility in women. Urofollitropin belongs to a group of drugs called infertility agents. These work to stimulate the production of an egg.

This medication is available in an injectable form to be given directly into a muscle (IM) or just under the skin by a healthcare professional.

Common side effects of urofollitropin include headache, stomach pain, and bloating.

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  • Other
  • Infertility, Female
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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Uses of Urofollitropin

Urofollitropin is a prescription medication used to treat infertility in women.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
 

Urofollitropin Brand Names

Urofollitropin may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Urofollitropin Drug Class

Urofollitropin is part of the drug class:

Side Effects of Urofollitropin

Serious side effects have been reported with urofollitropin. See the “Drug Precautions” section.

Common side effects of urofollitropin include the following:

  • headache
  • stomach pain
  • bloating
  • vaginal bleeding

This is not a complete list of urofollitropin side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

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