Human chorionic gonadotropin, which is the primary constituent of Fertigyn 2000 IU Injection, is obtained from the placental cells of pregnant women and is used to treat infertility in women and men. It is also used to treat delayed puberty issues in children.
This medicine is used to treat infertility in women who have not undergone menopause but are unable to conceive due to hormonal imbalances in the body.
This medicine is used to treat male infertility caused due to lack of specific hormonal secretion deficit in the body.
This medicine is used to treat a condition in male children where the one of both the testes is not descended into the scrotal sac.
Major & minor side effects for Fertigyn 2000 IU Injection
Nausea or Vomiting
Rapid weight gainRARE
Allergic skin reactionRARE
Enlargement of breasts
Injection site pain
Contact your doctor immediately if any of these symptoms are experienced on a regular basis.
Observed in a small fraction of population.
This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Commonly asked questions for Fertigyn 2000 IU Injection
Onset of action
The effect of this medicine is cumulative and the onset time can vary depending upon the intended use. The peak concentration in the body is achieved after 6 hours of intramuscular injection.
Duration of effect
The duration for which this medicine remains active in the body is 10-24 hours.
Safe with alcohol?
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Usage in pregnancy?
Use of this medicine in pregnant women is not recommended.
Usage while breast-feeding?
Use of this medicine by women who are breastfeeding is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. Special precautions should be taken while taking this medicine and breastfeeding should be discontinued during the course of treatment. Consult your doctor and discuss the risks and benefits before deciding to take this medicine.
List of substitutes for Fertigyn 2000 IU Injection
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Fertigyn 2000 IU Injection, and hence can be used as its substitute.