Pregnyl Injection

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Description

Pregnyl (Preg-nil) is a medicine which is used in female infertility, male infertility, delayed puberty and androgen deficiency. Pregnyl contains chorionic gonadotrophin human. It is supplied by Organon Laboratories Limited.

Brand Name: Pregnyl Injection 5000IU
Contents: human chorionic gonadotrophin.
Form: Injection
Manufactured By: Organon (India) Ltd.

Additional Information

Pregnyl contains a hormone called human chorionic gonadotrophin. In men Pregnyl increases the production of testosterone and may be used to treat androgen deficiency, delayed puberty or infertility. In women Pregnyl is used in the treatment of infertility or as part of a programme of treatment in assisted reproduction. Assisted reproduction increases the chances of having a multiple pregnancy. You should discuss multiple pregnancy with your prescriber if you are considering having Pregnyl as part of a programme of treatment of assisted reproduction.
Pregnyl needs to be injected. Your prescriber or another healthcare professional may give you your injections. If you are going to have this medicine for a long time or if you need to have injections very often your prescriber will show you how to inject this medicine yourself. If you are injecting this medicine yourself then follow the instructions from your prescriber.
There should also be instructions on how to inject this medicine in the Patient Information Leaflet that comes with this medicine or on the pharmacy label.
The pharmacy label on your medicine tells you how much medicine you should have. It also tells you how often you should have your medicine. This is the dose that you and your prescriber have agreed you should have. You should not change the dose of your medicine unless you are told to do so by your prescriber.
Do not share your medicine with other people. It may not be suitable for them and may harm them.
If you feel that the medicine is making you unwell or you do not think it is working, then talk to your prescriber.

Your prescriber may only prescribe this medicine with special care or may not prescribe it at all if you:

  • are allergic or sensitive to or have had a bad reaction to human gonadotrophins in the past
  • are allergic or sensitive to or have had a reaction to any of the ingredients in the medicine
  • have a malformation of the sexual organs
  • have a tumour in the breast, uterus or ovaries
  • have adrenal or pituitary gland problems
  • have diabetes
  • have or have had thromboembolic problems
  • have polycystic ovary syndrome
  • have risk factors for thromboembolic problems such as being obese or a family history of thromboembolic problems
  • have thyroid problems
  • have vaginal bleeding and the cause of the bleeding is not known

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