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Who should not use Follistim AQ Cartridge?

You should not use Follistim AQ Cartridge (follitropin beta) if you are allergic to it or to the antibiotics streptomycin or neomycin. (The cartridge may contain traces of antibiotics.) Do not use this drug if you have cancer or tumors of the uterus, breast, or ovaries. This drug may not be for you if you have uncontrolled adrenal or thyroid problems, or if you have tumors of the hypothalamus, brain, or pituitary gland. Do not use Follistim AQ Cartridge if you have a failure of the ovaries, have ovarian cysts or enlarged cysts not due to polycystic ovarian syndrome, or if you are already pregnant. If you have irregular or heavy vaginal bleeding that has not been diagnosed, do not use Follistim AQ Cartridge. Also, this drug must not be used if you are already pregnant. It is known to cause fetal harm.

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