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Chorionic Gonadotropin

Chorionic Gonadotropin, Human

What is Chorionic Gonadotropin used for?

This medication is a hormone used in boys (before puberty) to cause the normal dropping of the testicles into the scrotum. It is also used in certain boys to help with normal sexual development. It works by causing the testes to release male sex hormones (such as testosterone). This medication is also used in women to treat fertility problems. It is given after finishing another medication (menotropins) to cause the release of an egg (ovulation). It should not be used in women whose ovaries no longer make eggs properly (primary ovarian failure). This medication has not been shown to be effective for weight loss and should not be used for this purpose due to risk of serious side effects.


Chorionic Gonadotropin, Human


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Chorionic Gonadotropin Frequently Asked Questions

This medication is given by injection into a muscle, usually by a health care professional. Use this medication as directed by your doctor. For boys, it is usually used 3 times a week. For women, it is usually used for 1 dose after finishing your menotropins treatment. The dosage is based on your age, weight, medical condition, and response to treatment.

Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, mark the day(s) on the calendar when you need to receive the medication.

If you are using this medication at home, learn all preparation and usage instructions from your health care professional. Before using, check this product visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid. Inject this medication into a muscle as directed by your doctor. Learn how to store and discard needles and medical supplies safely.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

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