In a prospective, randomized trial conducted by Smitz and coworkers, higher P levels with recombinant FSH (rFSH) compared with highly purified menotropin
(HP-hMG) even after adjusting for ovarian response were observed .
On the same day, ovarian stimulation was carried out with recombinant FSH (follitropin [alpha]; rFSH; Gonal-F, Merck Serono, France, or follitropin [beta]; Puregon, MSD, France), urinary FSH (urofollitropin, Fostimon, France), or hMG (menotropin
, Menopur, France) at a starting dose of 75 IU/day from the second day of the cycle.
A comparison of menotropin
, highly-purified menotropin
and follitropin alfa in cycles of intracytoplasmic sperm injection.
They state: 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).
With the addition of Ganirelix, Ferring continues to offer the most complete reproductive medicine portfolio available, which includes Menopur (menotropins
for injection), NOVAREL (chorionic gonadotropin for injection, USP) and Endometrin (progesterone) Vaginal Insert.
The gonadotropin medications used during the treatment cycles included follitropin beta injection (Follistim; Merck, New Jersey, U.S.), follitropin alpha injection (Gonal-f; EMD Serono, Geneva, Switzerland), and/or menotropins
for injection (Menopur; Ferring, Saint-Prex, Switzerland).
Early miscarriage and fetal malformations after induction of ovulation (by clomiphene citrate and/or human menotropins
), in vitro fertilization, and gamete intrafallopian transfer.
After she was given menotropins
, she soon became pregnant.