Overview of Pregnyl-Hcg-Hucog 2000IU:
Pregnyl 2000IU injection is very popular in the treatment of infertility in males and females. It helps to mature eggs and to induce ovulation. The medicine is useful in the treatment of cryptorchidism in the young boys. Cryptorchidism is the condition in which testicles does not dropped into the scrotum. The medicine also helps to enhance the sperm count in men. Pregnyl consists of generic medicine human chorionic gonadotropin.
Mechanism of action:
Human chorionic gonadotropin stimulates testicles to produce androgens and is also helpful in the development of secondary sexual characteristics in males. Pregnyl 2000IU injection helps in the production of testosterone hormone which produces sperms. HCG also stimulates ovaries to produce progesterone and helps in stimulating the release of an egg in females.
Dosage and how to take:
Pregnyl 2000IU-hcg-injection is usually given intramuscularly. To induce ovulation, 5000 to 10000IU of Pregnyl should be administered.To treat hypogonadism in males-4000IU of Pregnyl is should be given thrice in a week for 9 months. To treat prepubertal cryptorchidism 4000IU of Pregnyl should be administered thrice in a week for three weeks.
Pregnyl 2000IU injection is contraindicated in the following conditions-
The medications that interacts with pregnyl 2000IU injection are: FSH (Follicle stimulating hormone) and Ganirelix
Some common side effects that are seen while using Pregnyl 2000iu-hcg-injection are swelling, pain, nausea, redness at the site of injection, fever, rashes and vomiting.
Do not overdose the injection. If overdosing is done, medical help is needed.
If by mistake the dose has been missed, it should be taken as soon as remember.
Pregnyl 2000IU-hcg injection should be stored at 2 to 8 degree Celsius. It should not be freezed.