What should I know about Menopur?

Before taking Menopur, you should know that it may increase your chances of having multiple births. During this treatment you will need to have regular appointments with your doctor so that lab work can be conducted. This medication may interact with some other drugs or dietary supplements. For this reason, keep your doctor informed of all substances that you are taking while using Menopur. You should also know that in some rare cases, woman taking Menopur will develop a serious condition called ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. Tell your doctor if you experience weight gain, nausea, vomiting, shortness of breath, swelling of legs or hands, or abdominal swelling or pain. If you have an ovarian cyst or ovarian failure, unusual vaginal bleeding, any adrenal problems, a pituitary tumor or thyroid disease, you may not be able to take this drug.

Women who become pregnant should stop using Menopur. The drug may cause birth defects. 

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