Pergonal (Injection)

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What if I am already pregnant and took a Pergonal injection?

I might already be pregnant and took a one dosage of Pergonal. Would that affect my child if I am pregnant? I read that you should not take it under these conditions: this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to menotropins, are pregnant or b...
by Vanessa in Dallas,TX, 11/16/2005

Pergonal (Injection) Drug and Prescription Information

Pergonal (Injection)

Pergonal (Injection) Medication Classification


Pergonal (Injection) Brandname

Repronex, Pergonal

Pergonal (Injection) is used for the Treatment

Treats male and female infertility.

When To Not Use Pergonal (Injection)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to menotropins, are pregnant or breastfeeding, or have unusual vaginal bleeding, thyroid disorders, cysts on the ovaries, enlarged ovaries, or primary testicular failure.

How Should You Use Pergonal (Injection)


  • Use this medicine exactly as your doctor ordered. Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to use and when to start.
  • Make sure you have been taught how to give an injection before taking this medicine, or have someone who is trained give you a shot.
  • Mix the medicine with sodium chloride solution (liquid) that comes with the medicine. Make sure the medicine is completely dissolved and there are no specks or solid pieces.
  • If you need to use more than one ampule of medicine, you can mix it with the solution you have just mixed so that you only need to get one shot.
  • Give the shot right after you mix the medicine.
  • Use the medicine at the same time each day.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Tell your doctor if you have missed any doses, because this may affect your treatment.

Proper Pergonal (Injection) Storage

Store Pergonal (Injection) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Pergonal (Injection) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Pergonal (Injection)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Pergonal (Injection) Warnings

  • You will need to be examined regularly while taking this medicine. Check with your doctor.

Pergonal (Injection) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Severe lower stomach pain
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Weight gain
  • Pain in the calf or groin
  • Fever, chills, joint pain
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Mild bloating
  • Mild stomach pain or diarrhea
  • Mild nausea or vomiting.
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Breast tenderness
  • Pain, swelling, or redness where the shot is given
  • Rash
  • Mood changes

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Rosie, Valley - 07/16/2012

After seven years of trying once doctor found dosage I needed, I went under one treatment and was pregnant. I went to Mexico, and plan on going again for this treatment.