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 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.
Not all side effects for lutropin alfa may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
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