Novarel 5,000IU (chorionic gonadotropin for injection)
NOTE THAT THE ONLY AVAILABLE PRESENTATION OF NOVAREL IS 5,000IU. IF YOU ARE INSTRUCTED TO INJECT 10,000IU, YOU MUST PERFORM THESE INSTRUCTIONS TWICE!
Store at room temperature between 59°F and 77°F (15°C and 25°C.
Common Side Effects/Comments:
Common side effects include abdominal pain, bloating, breast pain, nausea. This drug can also cause Ovarian Hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) which should be treated as a serious matter and doctor should be notified immediately. Injection site bruising and soreness. This drug may cause thromboembolic episode causing tight chest sensation or difficulty breathing. Headache, irritability, fatigue, restlessness, edema, depression.
Contact the Physician Immediately
If you miss your scheduled dose, contact office immediately!
If the patient exhibits any signs or OHSS (abdominal cramps, bloating, abdominal discomfort) or if patient has any difficulty breathing as described above.
It is crucial that this dose be given EXACTLY at the date and time instructed by your physician. If you miss your scheduled dose you must immediately contact your physician for instructions.