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Follistim AQ Coupon - Follistim AQ 300iu cartridge
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FOLLITROPIN BETA helps stimulate the development of eggs within the ovary. It is used to treat women who have not been able to become pregnant because of problems with ovulation. This drug may also be used in women participating in an assisted reproductive technology program like in vitro fertilization. Compare gonadotropins.
Follistim AQ Coupon - Follistim AQ 300iu cartridge

Limited Coverage: Most insurance plans will not cover Follistim AQ for fertility treatments.

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Follistim AQ Side Effects

What should I watch for?

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you.

It is important to keep all records required by your health care professional on body temperature and intercourse, and to carefully follow any directions for urine or blood testing or ultrasound exams. If you think you have become pregnant, contact your doctor or health care professional at once.

Certain fertility treatments increase your chances of having multiple babies, like twins or triplets.

If abdominal pain occurs while you are using this medicine, discontinue treatment and call your doctor or health care professional immediately. Do not use the injection of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) and avoid sexual intercourse.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Abdominal or stomach pain that is severe

bloating

diarrhea

severe nausea or vomiting

stomach or pelvic discomfort, aching, or heaviness

weight gain that is rapid

Less common

Heavy non-menstrual vaginal bleeding

redness, pain, or swelling at the injection site

unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

Difficulty with breathing

pain in the chest, groin, or legs, especially the calves

severe, sudden headache

slurred speech

sudden loss of coordination

sudden, severe weakness or numbness in the arm or leg

sudden, unexplained shortness of breath

vision changes

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Blemishes on the skin

headache

pimples

Less common

Body aches or pain

chills

difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)

dizziness

dry skin

fast or racing heart

fever

hair loss

hives

quick or shallow breathing

rash

swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males

Incidence not known

Breast tenderness

normal menstrual bleeding occurring earlier, possibly lasting longer than expected

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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