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Follicle Stimulating Hormone

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Follicle Stimulating Hormone (follicle stimulating hormone systemic) is a member of the drug class gonadotropins and is used to treat Follicle Stimulation, Hypogonadism - Male and Ovulation Induction.

US matches:

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

G03GA05

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0009002-68-0

Therapeutic Category

Pituitary gonadotropin: Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH)

Chemical Name

Glycoprotein, each monomeric unit is a protein molecule with a sugar attached to it. Two of these make the full, functional protein.A heterodimer of noncovalently linked α- and β-subunits, isolated from anterior pituitary.

Foreign Names

  • Follitropinum (Latin)
  • Follikel Stimulierendes Hormon (German)
  • Hormone folliculostimulante (French)
  • Folitropina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Bemfola
    Majorelle, France
  • Folltropin (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol UK Limited, Ireland
  • Fostimon
    Buxton, Argentina; IBSA, Tunisia
  • FSH Sedico
    Sedico, Egypt
  • Gonal F
    Serono, Egypt
  • Grafova (Follicle Stimulating Hormone and Luteinising Hormone)
    Glenmark, India
  • HMG Ferring (Follicle Stimulating Hormone and Luteinising Hormone)
    Ferring, Argentina
  • Lifecell (Follicle Stimulating Hormone and Luteinising Hormone)
    Buxton, Argentina
  • Menogon (Follicle Stimulating Hormone and Luteinising Hormone)
    Ferring, Israel
  • Pergoveris (Follicle Stimulating Hormone and Luteinising Hormone)
    Serono, Tunisia
  • Pergoveris (Follicle Stimulating Hormone and Lutropin Alfa)
    Merck Serono, Argentina
  • Pluset (Follicle Stimulating Hormone and Luteinising Hormone (veterinary use))
    Laboratorios Calier, Netherlands; Vetcare, Finland
  • Puregon
    MSD, Norway; Organon, Egypt
  • Stimufol (Follicle Stimulating Hormone and Lutropin Alfa (veterinary use))
    Reprobiol, Belgium; Reprobiol, France
  • Bemfola
    Finox Biotech, Germany; Finox Biotech, Spain; Finox Biotech, Iceland; Finox Biotech, Poland; Finox Biotech, Portugal; Finox Biotech, Sweden; Finox Biotech AG, Finland
  • Follitrope
    LG Life Sciences, South Korea; LG Life Sciences, Thailand
  • Folltropin (veterinary use)
    Bioniche, Netherlands; Bioniche Animal Health Europe Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Folltropin V (veterinary use)
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand; Bioniche Animal Health, Australia
  • Gonadopin
    Dong-A, South Korea
  • Gonal F
    Merck, Chile; Merck, Hungary; Merck, Indonesia; Merck, Mexico; Merck, Peru; Merck, Slovakia; Merck S.L., Spain; Merck Serono, Czech Republic; Merck Serono, Ireland; Merck Serono, Iceland; Merck Serono, Italy; Merck Serono, Romania; Serono, Bangladesh; Serono, Brazil; Serono, Venezuela
  • Gonalef
    Merck Serono, Japan
  • Gonal-F
    Emra-Med Arzneimittel, Austria; euro rx Arzneimittel GmbH, Austria; Healthcare Logistics, New Zealand; Merck, Belgium; Merck, Finland; Merck, Hong Kong; Merck, South Korea; Merck, Philippines; Merck, Serbia; Merck KGaA, Vietnam; Merck Serono, Argentina; Merck Serono, Austria; Merck Serono, China; Merck Serono, Israel; Merck Serono, Malaysia; Merck Serono, Oman; Merck Serono, Taiwan; Merck Serono Europe, Cyprus; Serono, Georgia; Serono, Lebanon; Serono, Tunisia; Serono Europe, Lithuania
  • Gonal-f
    EMD Serono, Canada; Merck, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck, Turkey; Merck Serono, Australia; Merck Serono, Germany; Merck Serono, Denmark; Merck Serono, France; Merck Serono, Poland; Merck Serono, South Africa
  • GONAL-f
    EMD Serono, United States; Merck, Switzerland; Merck, Sweden; Merck Sereno, Latvia; Merck Serono, United Kingdom; Merck Serono, Norway; Merck Serono, Portugal; Serono, Greece
  • Ovagen (veterinary use)
    ICPbio, Netherlands
  • Ovaleap
    TEVA, Netherlands; Teva Pharma, Slovenia; Teva Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Teva Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Pergoveris (Follicle Stimulating Hormone and Lutropin Alfa)
    Merck, Belgium; Merck, Switzerland; Merck, Chile; Merck, Finland; Merck, Hong Kong; Merck, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck, Hungary; Merck, Mexico; Merck, Netherlands; Merck, Serbia; Merck, Slovakia; Merck KGaA, Vietnam; Merck Serono, Austria; Merck Serono, Germany; Merck Serono, Denmark; Merck Serono, France; Merck Serono, United Kingdom; Merck Serono, Georgia; Merck Serono, Ireland; Merck Serono, Israel; Merck Serono, Italy; Merck Serono, Malaysia; Merck Serono, Norway; Merck Serono, Poland; Merck Serono, Portugal; Merck Serono, Romania; Merck Serono, South Africa; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain; Serono, Greece; Serono Europe, Lithuania; Merck Merck Serono Division, Singapore
  • Puregon
    Organon, Vietnam
  • Recagon
    Organon, India
  • Super-Ov (veterinary use)
    Therio, United States
  • Fertavid
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck Sharp & Dohme, Poland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Portugal; Schering-Plough, Lithuania
  • Follistim
    MSD, Japan; Organon, United States
  • Puregon
    Emra-Med Arzneimittel, Austria; euro rx Arzneimittel GmbH, Austria; Haemato Pharm, Austria; Merck, Canada; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Austria; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Australia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Colombia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Greece; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Hong Kong; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck Sharp & Dohme, Malaysia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, New Zealand; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Poland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Portugal; MSD, Switzerland; MSD, China; MSD, Costa Rica; MSD, Finland; MSD, Guatemala; MSD, Honduras; MSD, Ireland; MSD, Netherlands; MSD, Panama; MSD, Peru; MSD, Sweden; MSD, El Salvador; MSD, Thailand; MSD Belgium, Belgium; MSD Chibropharm, Germany; MSD France, France; MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Turkey; Organon, Brazil; Organon, Czech Republic; Organon, Denmark; Organon, Georgia; Organon, Greece; Organon, Hungary; Organon, Israel; Organon, Lebanon; Organon, Lithuania; Organon, Latvia; Organon, Oman; Organon, Philippines; Organon, Romania; Organon, Serbia; Organon, Slovakia; Organon Italia, Italy; Sanofi Pasteur MSD, Spain; Schering-Plough, Argentina; Schering-Plough, Chile; Schering-Plough, Ecuador; Schering-Plough, Indonesia; Schering-Plough, Italy; Schering-Plough, Mexico; Schering-Plough, Taiwan; Organon, Iceland
  • Recagon
    Organon, India
  • F.S.H. P (veterinary use)
    Sioux, United States
  • Folltropin (veterinary use)
    Bioniche Animal Health, United States
  • FOLLTROPIN (veterinary use)
    Vétoquinol, United States
  • Pluset (Follicle Stimulating Hormone and Luteinising Hormone (veterinary use))
    Laboratorios Calier, Belgium; Laboratorios Calier, Ireland; Laboratorios Calier, SA, United Kingdom; Qalian, France; Sykes Vet International, Australia
  • Altermon
    Faran Laboratories, Greece
  • Bravella
    Ferring GmbH, Estonia
  • Bravelle
    Biopas, Colombia; Clinres, Croatia (Hrvatska); Dipa, Indonesia; Ferring, Bulgaria; Ferring, Canada; Ferring, Switzerland; Ferring, Czech Republic; Ferring, Germany; Ferring, Estonia; Ferring, Spain; Ferring, Georgia; Ferring, Greece; Ferring, Hong Kong; Ferring, Ireland; Ferring, Lithuania; Ferring, Latvia; Ferring, Macedonia; Ferring, Mexico; Ferring, Malaysia; Ferring, Netherlands; Ferring, Oman; Ferring, Poland; Ferring, Romania; Ferring, Serbia; Ferring, Sweden; Ferring, Slovakia; Ferring Arzneimittel, Austria; Ferring Hellas Mepe, Cyprus; Ferring Legemidler AS, Norway; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Denmark; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Singapore; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Evahope-F HP
    Celon, India
  • Foliculin
    Bharat Serums, India
  • Follimon
    LG Life Sciences, Georgia; LG Life Sciences, Thailand
  • Follitrin
    Ferring, Argentina
  • Fostimon
    Corne, Mexico; GOODLIFE Pharma, Belgium; IBSA, Bulgaria; IBSA, Switzerland; IBSA, Czech Republic; IBSA, Hungary; IBSA, Israel; IBSA, Netherlands; IBSA, Norway; IBSA, Oman; IBSA, Poland; IBSA, Portugal; IBSA, Serbia; IBSA, Slovakia; IBSA, Turkey; IBSA Farmaceutici Italia, Austria; IBSA Farmaceutici Italia, Italy; IBSA Institut Biochimique, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Meizler, Brazil; NordicInfu Care, Sweden
  • Fostimonkit
    Laboratoires Genévrier, France
  • Fostipur
    Angelini, Spain; IBSA, Georgia
  • Gonotrop F
    Win Medicare, India
  • Lebaode (Follicle Stimulating Hormone and Lutropin Alfa)
    Livzon Zhuhai, China
  • Lishenbao
    Livzon Zhuhai, China
  • Materna-FSH
    Emcure, India
  • Metrodin
    Serum Institute, India
  • Metrodin HP
    Merck Serono, Oman
  • Metrodine HP
    Serono, Egypt
  • Urofollitropin-IBSA Institut Biochimique
    IBSA, China
  • Utrova
    Glenmark, India

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OSOfficial Synonym
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USANUnited States Adopted Name

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