What is the medicine for
OVITRELLE is used to trigger final follicle maturation and luteinisation following the stimulation of follicular growth; in other words, it completes egg maturation.
How to store the medicine
Do not store at temperatures above 25 °C. It should be placed in the refrigerator door. Store in the original packaging in order to protect the preparation from light. Protect from frost.
How to take the medicine
Medicines must always be taken as directed by the doctor. The injection is performed at the end of stimulation: 32-36 hours before follicle puncture, at which time no more injections are performed. When traveling, make sure you account for any change in time.
Always wash your hands before administering the medicine.
The syringe is pre-filled prior to application, DO NOT remove the bubble from the syringe, simply tap gently until it moves to the tip of the syringe. The medicine is ready for application.
For the injection, choose an area around the navel in the lower abdomen and change the site of application every day. Use a disinfectant pad at the chosen area. The drug should be administered subcutaneously. Therefore the injection should be performed at an angle of 90° while holding the subcutaneous tissue. Insert the whole needle into the subcutaneous tissue and apply the medicine by squeezing the side of the syringe. Dispose of the used syringe with needle in a container and use a new needle every day.
Side effects are not common with these medicines. You may experience e.g. headaches, nausea, pain, redness, itching, irritation or swelling/haematoma at the injection site, or lower abdominal pain.