Proper Use

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The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

  • For injection dosage form:
    • For help in becoming pregnant while using other pregnancy-promoting methods (assisted reproductive technology [ART]):
      • Adults—225 Units of FSH and 225 Units of LH injected under the skin below your belly button. Your doctor will adjust your daily dose after checking your blood and your ovaries. Usually your doctor will give you another medicine called human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) the day after the last dose of menotropins.