Luveris Side Effects
Generic Name: lutropin alfa
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of lutropin alfa. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Luveris.
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 Luveris 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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