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Lutropin alfa Side Effects

For the Consumer

Applies to lutropin alfa: parenteral injection

Side effects include:

Headache, nausea, ovarian hyperstimulation, breast pain, abdominal pain, ovarian cyst.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to lutropin alfa: subcutaneous powder for injection


Cardiovascular side effects have included arterial thromboembolism.[Ref]


Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea, flatulence, diarrhea and constipation.[Ref]


Genitourinary side effects have included ovarian hyperstimulation (sometimes leading to ovarian enlargement or ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome), ovarian cysts, ovarian disorders, dysmenorrhea, and breast pain.[Ref]


General side effects have included pain and fatigue.[Ref]


Musculoskeletal side effects have included abdominal pain.[Ref]


Local side effects have included injection site reactions.[Ref]

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included headache.[Ref]


Respiratory side effects have included upper respiratory tract infections.[Ref]


1. "Product Information. Luveris (lutropin alfa)." Serono Laboratories Inc, Rockland, MA.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

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