I have PCO and irregular menstruation. My doctor give me Gonal F to help my eggs getting bigger. He always give the injection on my buttock, whereas it is stated in the box that the injection should be on tummy or front thigh. So far the shot has no positive result on me, I wonder if it was caused by the injection location.
Yes in certain injection the location does make a difference in its effectiveness.
Administration of Gonal-F injection:
Dissolve the contents of one or more ampules of Gonal-F in one-half to one mL of Sterile Water for Injection, USP (concentration should not exceed 225 IU/0.5 mL) and ADMINISTER SUBCUTANEOUSLY immediately. Any unused reconstituted material should be discarded.
The above has been copied & pasted for your reference, kindly do speak to your doctor.
- Gonal-f Information for Consumers
- Gonal-f Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Gonal-f (detailed)
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