Luveris Lutropin Alpha and/or alternatives
Luveris 75IU/VialManufacturer: Serono Source Country : Turkey
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Description of Luveris
Luveris is a hormonal medicine that has the generic name lutropin alfa. You can buy Luveris as part of Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) therapy.
Luveris is used along with another hormonal medicine - follitropin alfa - for stimulating the follicle and making it develop and mature. FSH therapy is recommended for women who want to become pregnant and whose ovaries are capable of releasing an egg (follicle), but lack the hormonal stimulation for making it grow and mature.
Indications & Dosage of Luveris
Luveris must be used strictly as per your doctor’s prescription. Never take a larger dose of this drug, as it may cause potential dangerous side effects. Luveris injected subcutaneously into the body. The first dosage may be given in a hospital or office setting, but you may also be instructed by your doctor on how to administer Luveris on your own. In any case, you must not try to self-administer Luveris unless you are absolutely clear about the injection process and the proper method of disposing the medical supplies later.
You may find Luveris in the form of a vial. If you buy Luveris in a vial, you must be careful not to shake it before administration. Instead, you must swirl the vial gently until you see that the solution is clear. If you notice any particles or discoloration in the liquid inside the vial, you must avoid using it.
Needles and syringes must not be reused. Both of them, along with other disposables, must be medically disposed in a puncture resistant, appropriate disposal container. If you are preparing a solution of Luveris injection, then you must do so only before administering it. Any portion that you do not use immediately must be disposed off.
Side Effects & Interactions of Luveris
Luveris may cause serious side effects, such as those given below:
- Breathing difficulties
- Severe dizziness or headache, confusion
- Redness, warmth, numbness or pain in the legs and arms, indicative of blood clot
- Breathing difficulties, swollen face and throat and other signs of allergy
Luveris may also cause ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, or OHSS. Given below are some of its symptoms:
- Pelvic pain
- Swollen legs and hands
- Abdominal swelling and pain
- Shortness of breath
- Reduced urination
- Diarrhea, vomiting, nausea
Other side effects that may occur on taking Luveris include the following:
- Dry skin, hair loss, skin rash
- Irritation, swelling or pain in the injection area
- Menstrual cycle changes and spotting
- Breast tenderness
- Joint or muscle aching or weakness
- Rapid pulse
- Chills or fever
Warnings & Precautions of Luveris
Luveris is known to cause multiple births. Before you buy Luveris, you must consult your doctor and discuss the risks involved in Luveris treatment. Luveris patients may also suffer from ovarian hyperstimulation, commonly known as OHSS. The risk of this syndrome occurring is highest during the first cycle of therapy.