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Factrel Side Effects

Generic Name: gonadorelin

Note: This document contains side effect information about gonadorelin. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Factrel.

Applies to gonadorelin: kit, powder for solution

Along with its needed effects, gonadorelin (the active ingredient contained in Factrel) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking gonadorelin:

With repeated doses
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • flushing (continuing)
  • rapid heartbeat

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking gonadorelin:

With repeated doses
  • Hardening of skin at place of injection
  • hives
With single or repeated doses
  • Itching, pain, redness or swelling of skin at place of injection
  • skin rash (at place of injection or over entire body)

Some side effects of gonadorelin may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less commonWith single dose
  • Abdominal or stomach discomfort
  • flushing (lasting only a short time)
  • headaches
  • lightheadedness
  • nausea

Some side effects of Factrel may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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