Prescription onlyClass: women's health

Bravelle Alternatives

(urofollitropin)

Prescription onlyClass: women's health
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These medications are comparable to Bravelle (urofollitropin) or used for similar purposes.

Bravelle
(urofollitropin)

Follistim Aq
(follitropin)

Follistim Aq
(follitropin)

Helps women get pregnant. Bravelle (urofollitropin) is effective at helping women conceive, but it requires multiple injections to be given at specific days and times.Coming soon.Coming soon.
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Side effects
BravelleGonal-FGonal-F
  • Overstimulation of ovaries 11%
  • Headache 11%
  • Vaginal bleeding 9%
  • Generalized pain 6%
  • Nausea 6%
  • Hot flashes 6%
  • Breathing problems 6%
  • Weight gain 3%
  • Acne 3%
  • Enlarged abdomen 3%
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How it works
BravelleGonal-FGonal-F
Bravelle (urofollitropin) is a synthetic hormone called a gonadotropin. It allows your ovaries to produce more eggs and might make it easier for you to have a baby if you're having trouble getting pregnant.Coming soon.Coming soon.
Type of medication
BravelleGonal-FGonal-F
Prescription only
Available as
BravelleGonal-FGonal-F
  • Injection
  • Injection
  • Injection
Used for
BravelleGonal-FGonal-F
  • Female Infertility Reproductive Technology Management Male Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism
  • Female Infertility Reproductive Technology Management Male Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism
Risk factors for serious side effects
BravelleGonal-FGonal-F
  • High doses
  • Longer length of treatments
  • Pregnancy
  • Personal or family history of blood clots
  • Smoking
Detailed Bravelle (urofollitropin) risks & warnings »
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      Pregnancy

      Research studies with real people or animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. If you’re pregnant, the risks to your unborn baby outweigh the benefits.

      Research studies with real people or animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. If you’re pregnant, the risks to your unborn baby outweigh the benefits.

      Price
      BravelleGonal-FGonal-F
      • There is a savings program available to help with the cost.
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      Upsides and benefits
      BravelleGonal-FGonal-F
      • One form of Bravelle (urofollitropin) can be given at home in the belly very similar to insulin.
      • More effective at causing successful pregnancies than other medications like it.
      • There is a savings program available to help with the cost.
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      Downsides and risks
      BravelleGonal-FGonal-F
      • Only available as an injection.
      • Depending on which type of injection you get, you may need to make multiple trips to a doctor's office to have Bravelle (urofollitropin) injected.
      • Only available as brand name, so it is very expensive.
      • Is usually only prescribed by certain doctors.
      • Higher rate of miscarriage compared to other fertility treatments.
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      Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
      BravelleGonal-FGonal-F
      • Bravelle (urofollitropin) can be injected into either a muscle or into the belly (similar to insulin). The injections in the belly can be given at home by yourself.
      • The dose given and the times at which they are given is different depending on what you are using it for.
      • It is very important to receive the injection on certain days of your menstrual cycle. Your doctor will tell you what your schedule is.
      • You will need to give yourself an injection or have a doctor give an injection for several days in a row.
      • There is an increased chance of conceiving multiple babies (twins, triplets) with Bravelle (urofollitropin).
      • Other medicines may be necessary to make Bravelle (urofollitropin) work for you. It is important that you take any other medicines given to you by your doctor.
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