Repronex is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat infertility related to ovulatory dysfunction in women who have previously undergone pituitary suppression. Repronex is also referred to by its drug name, Menotropins for injection.
Repronex is a fertility medication and a combination of hormones. Specifically, Repronex is composed of menotropins, also known as human menopausal gonadotropins or hMG. Menotropins may contain the hormones follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH) as well as human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG). Repronex is believed to work by stimulating the development of follicles in the ovaries.
How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that Repronex is administered by once-daily subcutaneous or intramuscular injection at home.
Repronex comes in the form of vials that are mixed with sterile water.
The FDA-approved label for Repronex lists common side effects including headache, drowsiness, dizziness, fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, shortness of breath, weakness or pain in muscles or joints, rash, breast tenderness, and ovarian enlargement.
Rare but serious side effects listed for Repronex include ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome and severe pulmonary conditions.
For more details about this treatment, visit:
Repronex – RxList