Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) Pharmacology

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)

About Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
A glycoprotein hormone of the hypothalamus-pituitary-gonad axis, Male hypogonadism, infertility treatment in females( mimic lutenizing hormone).
Mechanism of Action of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
The drug exerts it`s action through luteinizing hormone receptor and promotes maintenance of corpus luteum and sustains luteal function. Thus it causes secretion of progesterone. Progesterone enriches the uterus with thick lining of blood vessels and capillaries so that it can sustain the growth of fetus. It also protect fetus from immune system of mother during first trimester of pregnancy. Being structurally similar to luteinizing hormone it induces ovulation in the ovaries and testosterone production in the testes.
Pharmacokinets of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
Absorption: Administered by I.M. or S.C. injection.
Onset of Action for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
Female infertility: 1 to 8 days
Male infertility: 6 to 9 months
Duration of Action for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
2 to 3 days
Half Life of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
Side Effects of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
1. Oedema
2. Headache
3. Mood changes
4. Weakness
5. Allergic reactions
6. Skin rashes
Contra-indications of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
1. Prostate carcinoma
2. Carcinoma associated with androgens
3. Precocious puberty
Special Precautions while taking Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
1. Renal impairment
2. Cardiac impairment
3. Seizures
4. Hypogonadism of testicular origin
5. Migraine
6. Asthma
7. Monitor hormone level in Anovulatory fertility
8. Monitor skin tests before administration
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Breast Feeding Related Information
Children Related Information
Indications for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
1. Anovulatory infertility
2. Cryptorchidism
3. Male hypogonadism
4. Corpus luteum insufficiency
5. Oligospermia
6. Asthenospermia
7. Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism
8. Habitual abortion
Interactions for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
Typical Dosage for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
I.M. or S.C.:
Anovulatory infertility: 5000 to 10000 I.U. during mid cycle.
Cryptorchidism: 500 to 1000 I.U. on intermittent days.
Male hypogonadism: 2000 I.U. two times weekly.
Schedule of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
Storage Requirements for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
Store at 4 -8 degree C.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
Provide symptomatic treatment and supportive measures.

Home Delivery for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) in Your City

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