HUCOG-10000 HP is issued in ampoules and this drug is entered intramuscularly. The active substance of this medicine is chorionic gonadotropin. The dose of the medicine is 10,000 I.U / 1 Ml. To women for the induction of an ovulation are prescribed 5000–10000 IU at a time, to stimulate the function of the yellow body - 1500–5000 IU for 3-6-9 days after ovulation. For men - 500–2000 I.U once a day, 2-3 times a week for 1.5–3 months.
It has a gonadotropic, mainly luteinizing effect. Treatment is carried out under the supervision of a qualified doctor having experience of therapy of endocrine disturbances.
This medicine stimulates the production of sex hormones in testicles and ovaries. Stimulates ovulation in women and spermatogenesis in men. Enhances the development of generative organs, secondary sexual characteristics. This drug is prescribed for the hypofunction of the genital glands of men or women, due to a stimulation of the pituitary gland, the hypothalamus. When using for induction of an ovulation, it is recommended that you select an individual dosage regimen and correct it depending on its effectiveness, regular measurement of serum estradiol and progesterone concentrations, ultrasound of the ovaries, daily determination of basal body temperature and adherence to the sexual regime recommended by the doctor.
The leaflet provided with the packing offers basic information on how to use this medicine. Before use, it is better to discuss the dosage with your physician and make sure to follow his exact prescriptions.
This substance has a set of side effects for health if used any differently from doctor's orders. Side effects can be various, for example:
- Local reactions are possible (redness, pain at the injection site);
- Allergic reactions;
- Suppression of the pituitary gonadotrophic function.
In women may occur the syndrome of hyperstimulation of ovaries. Men can possibly experience edema, fluid retention, increased nipple sensitivity, an increase in testicles in the inguinal canal, gynecomastia, sperm reduction during the ejaculation.
This is not a complete list of adverse reactions, and you should report to your doctor immediately about any unpleasant symptoms that persist.