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Follitropin Alfa Side Effects and Warnings

Written by FoundHealth.

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.

• Ovarian cyst.

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

• Acne.

• Headache.

• Breast enlargement.

• Over stimulation of the ovaries.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; fits; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

• Difficulty breathing.

• Severe belly pain or tenderness.

• Severe nausea or vomiting.

• Severe diarrhea.

• Significant weight gain.

• Severe swelling.

• Any rash.

• No improvement in condition or feeling worse.

 
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