Luveris 75 iu belongs to the class of hormonal medication called gonadotrophins. It contains lutropin alfa as the active ingredient which is a recombinant form of the luteinizing hormone similar to that found naturally in the human body. This medication is used together with other fertility drugs and is recommended for use in women whose pituitary glands don’t produce enough LH. It boosts the development of follicles in the ovaries and this controls the reproduction process at large.
Luveris drug is available in form of a sterile white powder and solvent. The white powder in a vial contains 75 iu of Lutropin alfa in packs of 1, 3 or 10 vials; each with a corresponding number of 1 ml solvent for injection.
The dosage for this drug lasts for a period of 14 days but may vary slightly depending on the doctor’s prescription and the health status. The usual dose is 75 iu of lutrophin alpha injected under the skin, once a day. Proper injection skills are vital, doctor’s appointments and schedule must be followed to the latter. This enhances for proper monitoring of the ovaries, improvements, and response to the medication.
Lurophin Alpha is considered one of the drug components with few reported cases of allergic reactions. However, in some cases, they are usually mild and transient. If you are allergic to any of the gonadotrophins drugs or its ingredients, it’s important to inform your doctor before going for one. In the case of pregnancy, uterine bleeding & abnormalities, ovarian cyst, adrenal & thyroid problems or untreated hypothalamus and pituitary glands tumors; the use of this drug is considered unsafe unless otherwise. Breastfeeding mothers should also avoid the use of this medication.
Before using Luveris 75 iu drug, it’s recommended that your doctor assesses both you and the partner’s fertility status. This will help test for the existing medical conditions which may be interfering with the reproduction process. Where necessary, these medical conditions should be treated first before administering the fertility treatments.
Luveris Side effects
All medications have side effects, it depends on how severe the effects are to the normal body functioning.
With Luveris 75 iu, the common side effects include;
- diarrhea, and vomiting
- abdominal pain and swelling of the injected body parts last for a short time
In case you notice adverse side effects such as severe pelvic pain, bleeding inflammation and warning signs of heart attack; consult a qualified doctor for assistance.
This drug can be used along with other fertility supplements upon prescription. Be keen to ask for clarification in case of frequent caffeine usage, smoking or alcohol drinking habits. Many a time, the doctor will recommend some specific supplements that interact well with Luveris and advice you on some of the over the counter medicine, herbal drugs and even individual habits such as smoking, if any.
Once you have dissolved the powder, inject it immediately since the solvent has no preservative. Make sure the solution formed is clear and any leftover must be discarded. For optimum results, Luveris 75 iu should be stored at room temperature and protected from direct sunlight. Do not expose to extreme heat, keep it out of reach of children.