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MENOTROPINS is a fertility medicine. It is used to stimulate the ovaries. This may increase the chance of pregnancy. Compare gonadotropins.

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

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Menopur Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor for regular check ups. You will need to have important lab work done while you are taking this medicine.

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

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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:

For females only

Less common

Back pain

breast tenderness

feeling of warmth, redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

menstrual changes

muscle aches and pains

unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common or rare

Abdominal or stomach pain (severe)

bloating (moderate to severe)

chest pain or trouble breathing

decreased amount of urine

feeling of indigestion

general feeling of discomfort or illness

headache, severe and throbbing

nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea (continuing or severe)

pain or swelling in the arms or legs

pelvic pain (severe)

severe cramping of the uterus

shortness of breath or wheezing

swelling of the lower legs

weight gain (rapid)

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:

For females only

Less common

Enlargement of the breasts

headache

pain, swelling, or irritation at the injection site

rash at the injection site

stomach cramps, fullness, or pain

After you stop using this medicine, it may still produce some side effects that need attention. During this period of time, check with your doctor immediately if you notice the following side effects:

For females only

Abdominal or stomach pain (severe)

bloating (moderate to severe)

decreased amount of urine

feeling of indigestion

nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea (continuing or severe)

pelvic pain (severe)

shortness of breath

weight gain (rapid)

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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