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Cetrotide

Storage/Handling

Cetrotide 0.25 mg: Store refrigerated at a temperature of 36°F to 46°F (2°C to 8°C). Once it is mixed, it must be used immediately. Protect from light and moisture.

Cetrotide 3 mg: Store at room temperature between 59°F and 77°F (15°C and 25°C). Once it is mixed, it must be used immediately. Protect from light and moisture. immediately. Protect from light and moisture.

Common Side Effects/Comments

Common side effects include local discomfort, bruising and soreness at the injection site; ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) (excessive fluid retention and severe abdominal discomfort), nausea, and headache. Treatment is not advised in women with severe allergic conditions.

Contact the Physician Immediately

If the patient experiences symptoms of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) (excessive fluid retention and severe abdominal discomfort).

Missed Dose

If on the same day, you may usually inject dose as soon as you remember, however, contact your physician immediately for instructions. Do not double the dose on your own. Speak to your physician.