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Ovidrel (choriogonadotropin alfa for injection)

Storage/Handling

Store at room temperature between 59°F and 77°F (15°C and 25°C) for up to 30 days or refrigerate at a temperature of 36°F to 46°F (2°C to 8°C) until expiration date. Protect from light.

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), ovarian enlargement, headache, irritability, restlessness, depression, fatigue, edema, precocious puberty. There is potential for thromboembolic events (chest tightness). Ovarian enlargement, headache, irritability, restlessness, depression, fatigue, edema. ovaran cysts, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, breast pain, flatulence, abdominal enlargement, and itching.

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.

Missed Dose

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.