Chorionic Gonadotropin (Hcg) Dosage

This dosage information may not include all the information needed to use Chorionic Gonadotropin (Hcg) safely and effectively. See additional information for Chorionic Gonadotropin (Hcg).

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Ovulation Induction

Ovulation Induction (if the cause of anovulation is secondary and not due to primary ovarian failure):

chorionic gonadotropin:
5000 to 10,000 units IM one day following last day of menotropins.

recombinant chorionic gonadotropin:
250 mcg subcutaneously one day following last dose of follicle-stimulating agent.

Usual Adult Dose for Hypogonadism - Male

hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (secondary to a pituitary deficiency):

500 to 1000 units IM three times a week for 3 weeks followed by the same dose twice a week for 3 weeks or,
4000 units IM three times a week for 6 to 9 months followed by 2000 units three times a week for an additional 3 months.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Prepubertal Cryptorchidism

Prepubertal cryptorchidism (usually between ages of 4 and 9 years and not due to anatomical obstruction):

4000 units IM three times a week for 3 weeks or,
5000 units IM on every other day for four injections or,
500 to 1000 units IM for 15 injections over a period of 6 weeks or,
500 units three times a week for 4 to 6 weeks; if not successful, may repeat series at 1000 unit dosage one month later.

Renal Dose Adjustments

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Liver Dose Adjustments

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Dialysis

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