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    Brand Name:Cetrotide
    Generic:Cetrorelix Acetate
This drug was approved by the FDA in one form or another on:
2000-08-11 ,
This drug is made in one form or another by the following companies:
ASTA Medica Inc.
This drug is available in the following forms:
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About Cetrotide

Cetrotide is used to prevent premature ovulation in women undergoing controlled ovarian stimulation (fertility treatment).

Side Effects of Cetrotide

Mild and short-lasting reactions may occur at the injection site like reddening, itching, and swelling. Nausea and headache are also possible side effects.

Who Should Not Take Cetrotide

Do not use Cetrotide if you:

  • are allergic to cetrorelix acetate, mannitol or exogenous peptide hormones (medicines similar to Cetrotide); severe allergic reaction is possible.
  • are pregnant, or think that you might be pregnant, or if you are breast-feeding.
  • have severe kidney disease
  • have a severe allergic condition
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