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Chorionic Gonadotropin (Human)
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Chorionic Gonadotropin (Human)?

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• This medicine is used to help you get pregnant.

• This medicine is used to increase sperm production.

• This medicine is used to treat delays in male development.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• Limit exercise while undergoing ovarian stimulation.

• This medicine may increase the chance of becoming pregnant with more than one baby.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Irritation where the shot is given.

• Headache.

• Nervous and excitable.

• Feeling tired or weak.

• Breast enlargement.

• Ovarian cyst.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If...