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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

Cardiovascular side effects have included arterial thromboembolism.[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

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

Genitourinary

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

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

Musculoskeletal

Musculoskeletal side effects have included abdominal pain.[Ref]

Local

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

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included headache.[Ref]

Respiratory

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

References

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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