Follitropin Beta Pharmacology

Follitropin Beta

About Follitropin Beta
Follicle-stimulating hormone beta subunit, In infertility, Recombinant DNA origin
Mechanism of Action of Follitropin Beta
FSH, the active component of Follitropin beta is the primary hormone responsible for follicular recruitment and development. FSH binds to the follicle stimulating hormone receptor which is a G-coupled transmembrane receptor. Binding of the FSH to its receptor seems to induce phosphorylation and activation of the PI3K (Phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase) and Akt signaling pathway, which is known to regulate many other metabolic and related survival/maturation functions in cells
Pharmacokinets of Follitropin Beta
Absorption: Absorbed via 76% (IM); 78% (SC)
Onset of Action for Follitropin Beta
Duration of Action for Follitropin Beta
Half Life of Follitropin Beta
2 ? 5 hrs
Side Effects of Follitropin Beta
1.Ovarian cysts
2.Mild to severe inj site reactions
5.Mild systemic allergic reactions
Contra-indications of Follitropin Beta
1.Hypersensitivity to drug
2Hormone dependent malignancies
3.Ovarian cysts
Special Precautions while taking Follitropin Beta
1.Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS)
2.Serious pulmonary conditions and thromboembolic events may occur
3.Adrenocortical deficiency
5.Pituitary and hypothalamic tumors before starting therapy
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Children Related Information
Indications for Follitropin Beta
Ovulation induction
Indicated for the development of multiple follicles in ovulatory patients participating in an Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) program
Interactions for Follitropin Beta
Typical Dosage for Follitropin Beta
Ovulation induction: Adult: IM or SC admin: Initiate with 75 IU daily for up to 14 days, may increase by 37.5 IU at wkly intervals. Once follicular growth or serum estradiol levels indicates an adequate response, administer a single dose of hCG (5,000-10,000 IU) after the last dose to induce ovulation. Max: 300 IU/day.
Schedule of Follitropin Beta
Storage Requirements for Follitropin Beta
Store at room temperature, below 30 degree celcius. Do not freeze. Protect from sunlight, Keep out of the reach of children.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Follitropin Beta
Effects of Overdose of Follitropin Beta

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