Ovidrel Side Effects
What should I watch for?
For men or boys: Your doctor must closely monitor you. Call your doctor if you notice any unusual effects.
For women receiving fertility treatments: Your doctor must closely monitor you. Urine samples, blood tess, or ultrasound exams may be used to monitor treatment. If you think you have become pregnant, contact your doctor at once.
Talk with your doctor about limiting alcohol and decreasing tobacco use during your fertility treatments.
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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:
For females only
For boys only
enlargement of penis and testes
growth of pubic hair
increase in height (rapid)
Frequency not determined
difficult or labored breathing
flushing of skin
hives or welts
itching of skin
large, hive-like swelling on face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, sex organs
pain in chest, groin, or legs, especially the calves
redness of skin
severe, sudden headache
sudden loss of coordination
sudden, severe weakness or numbness in arm or leg
sudden, unexplained shortness of breath
tightness in chest
unusually warm skin
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:
enlargement of breasts
feeling sad or empty
lack of appetite
loss of interest or pleasure
pain at place of injection
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:
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.