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Drug Name:

CETROTIDE Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Cetrorelix (as acetate) 0.25mg, 3mg; per vial; pwd for SC inj after reconstitution.

Company:
EMD Serono, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for CETROTIDE:

Inhibition of premature LH surges in women undergoing controlled ovarian stimulation for in vitro fertilization.

Adult:

Give by SC inj into lower abdominal wall during early to mid-follicular phase; see literature. 3mg once on stimulation day 7, or 0.25mg daily beginning on stimulation day 5 or 6 and continuing until day of hCG administration.

Children:

Not applicable.

Contraindications:

Pregnancy (Cat.X). Nursing mothers.

Warnings/Precautions:

Do complete gynecological and endocrinological exam first.

Pharmacological Class:

GnRH antagonist.

Adverse Reactions:

Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, nausea, headache, inj site reactions, elevated enzymes (eg, ALT, alkaline phosphatase).

How Supplied:

Vials 0.25mg (w. diluent)—1
3mg (w. diluent)—1

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