menotropin


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menotropin

An obsolete preparation with a high content of follicle-stimulating hormone purified from (human) postmenopausal urine, formerly used in conjunction with human chorionic gonadotropin to treat infertility.
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A comparison of menotropin, highly-purified menotropin and follitropin alfa in cycles of intracytoplasmic sperm injection.
since the advent of embryo cryopreservation in the late 1980s, physicians have generally not offered their patients the choice to donate fresh embryos to research, since this choice could decrease their patients' chances of pregnancy or increase their risk of harm because of the additional cycles of menotropin drugs and oocyte retrieval surgery that may be required if the current treatment does not result in a child.
At Aetna, advanced infertility benefits, such as in-vitro fertilization and menotropin injections to stimulate ovulation, are available by rider for employer groups to purchase on behalf of employees," Armstrong said.
The FDA deemed generic menotropin products to be the same as Perganol, so long as the degree of batch-to-batch variation in the generic is similar to variation in the reference listed drug.
In all, five different gonadotropins were given to stimulate the growth of the follicles: 8 patients with human menopausal gonadotropin, Inductor[R] (Pharmagyne, Paris, France); 7 patients with a human postmenopausal gonadotropin, Neopergonal[R] (Serono, Boulogne, France); 15 patients with the menotropin Humegon[R] (Organon, Fresnes, France); 4 patients with urinary purified FSH, Fertiline[R] (Pharmagyne); and 7 patients with highly purified urinary human FSH, Urofollitropin[R] (Metrodine; Serono).
A prospective randomized noninferiority study comparing recombinant FSH and highly purified menotropin in intrauterine insemination cycles in couples with unexplained infertility and/or mild-moderate male factor.
Luteinizing Hormone (LH) is being used as part of menotropin preparations together with FSH or alone if profound LH deficiency has been diagnosed.
follitropin alpha injection (Gonal-f; EMD Serono, Geneva, Switzerland), and/or menotropins for injection (Menopur; Ferring, Saint-Prex, Switzerland).
After she was given menotropins, she soon became pregnant.