Antagon Injection

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    Brand Name:Antagon Injection
    Generic:Ganirelix Acetate
    Availability:Prescription
This drug was approved by the FDA in one form or another on:
1999-07-29 ,
This drug is made in one form or another by the following companies:
Organon Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.
This drug is available in the following forms:
Injectables
View the actual FDA approved label for this drug at the following links:
http://www.fda.gov/cder/foi/label/1999/21057lbl.pdf

About Antagon Injection

Antagon is used to inhibit premature ovulation in women undergoing fertility procedures.

Precautions for Antagon Injection

  • Patients with hypersensitivity to GnRH should be closely monitored after the first injection.
  • The packaging of Antagon contains natural rubber latex that may cause allergic reactions.
  • You will need to be examined on a regular basis when using Antagon.

Side Effects of Antagon Injection

The most frequent side effects of Antagon are:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Fetal death
  • Headache

Who Should Not Take Antagon Injection

  • Women who have experienced a hypersensitivity reaction to gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) or any other GnRH-type drug.
  • Women who suspect or know they are pregnant.
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