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HCG (chorionic gonadotropin (hcg)) Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with HCG (chorionic gonadotropin (hcg)):


HCG (Includes HCG) ↔ androgen- dependent neoplasm

Severe Potential Hazard, High plausibility. Applies to: Prostate Cancer

The use of chorionic gonadotropin is contraindicated for use in patients with prostatic or other androgen- dependent neoplasm. HCG activity is identical to that of luteinizing hormone (LH) and, to a small degree, that of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), resulting in production of androgens by the testis.


  1. "Product Information. Pregnyl (chorionic gonadotropin (HCG).)." Organon, West Orange, NJ.

HCG (chorionic gonadotropin (hcg)) drug interactions

There are 2 drug interactions with HCG (chorionic gonadotropin (hcg))

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

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Further information

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