Suprefact is a drug which has been designed to imitate the actions of natural GnRH or LGRH (gonadotropin releasing hormone). The medication is available in the following forms:
Suprefact contains Buserelin as the active ingredient which acts on your pituitary gland located in the brain; Buserelin is the man-made form of gonadorelin. The pituitary gland is responsible for the production and storage of hormones including reproductive hormones, for example, follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH). The drug is used to:
Manage prostate cancer in men
Treat infertility especially during Suprefact IVF protocol
How the Medication Works to Treat Endometriosis and Prostate Cancer
Endometriosis is a condition in which a similar tissue to the endometrium (uterus lining) grows outside the womb such as, on the ovaries and fallopian tubes. The tissue is stimulated by estr ...
What is it for?
Ovidrel is a medication that enhances the body’s ability to ovulate by supplying a hormone called hCG. This fertility treatment is applied by inserting a needle below the skin of the abdominal area with the aim of triggering ovulation. The drug’s ability to trigger a release of all mature follicles may enhance one’s ability to get twins or even triplets; a situation commonly known as Ovidrel multiple births.
The standard dosage is 250 mcg per day although this may vary depending on the patient’s condition and the doctor’s opinion on the same.
Some patients prefer to administer the medication themselves and that is allowed provided one follows the instructions on the package carefully in line with the doctor’s opinion.
In most cases, ovulation happens within 36 hours after the injection. In order to increase chances of its effectiveness, it is recommended to have sex over that period of time. Those using other ...