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.
- "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))
More about HCG (chorionic gonadotropin (hcg))
- HCG Side Effects
- During Pregnancy
- Dosage Information
- Drug Interactions
- 12 Reviews
- Drug class: gonadotropins
- FDA Alerts (2)
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|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.|
|No information available.|
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