What You Need To Know About Follistim
*Please take note that we are not medical professionals. You should consult with your doctor before purchasing any IVF medication from IVF. We are only sharing with you a small amount of important information that we think you should know. Discuss with your doctor if this medication is right for you.
Now that we have that important disclaimer out of the way…
Let’s talk about some important information that you should know about the IVF medication, Follistim.
Our main takeaways for this blog post is why it is prescribed and other important information that you should know about it such as potential side effects and dosages that are available.
Let’s get to it!
Why You Can Get Prescribed Follistim
Follistim can be prescribed to both men and women for infertility issues.
If you are a man, you are prescribed Follistim to help your body produce healthy sperm by stimulating the testes, according to WebMD.
If you are a woman, you are prescribed Follistim to help your body produce healthy eggs by stimulating the ovaries, according to WebMD. And this medication is often prescribed in combination with another hormone that complete the egg development and maturation process (WebMD).
WebMD also states that this medication is typically not recommended for women with primary ovarian failure or men with primary testicular failure.
Possible Side Effects of Follistim
Like any medication that you take you are bound to experience some side effects. Side effects can vary from person to person, so be aware of what they are.
If you are going to take or are taking Follistim, here are some potential common side effects that you shouldn’t worry too much about according to WebMD:
- A Headache
- Stomach Pain
- Redness or pain in the injected area
- Breast Tenderness
It is suggested for you to consult with your doctor if you experience any of these serious side effects will using Follistim:
- Flu-like symptoms
- Shortness of breath
- Unusual sweating
- Sudden headache
- Sudden dizziness
- Trouble with vision
Good to Know Info: Follistim Comes in 3 Doses
At IVF, we offer three different injection dosages for Follistim: Follistim 300, Follistim 600, Follistim 900, and Follistim Pen available for purchase on our online pharmacy. Your dosage will depend on how your body responds to the Follistim medication. Once you know your dosage that your doctor prescribes to you then you can come to us to buy the right dosage for you.
Important Information You Must Know
As mentioned previously in this post, please consult with your doctor about any questions or concerns that you may have about taking any IVF medication. We are only here to provide basic information about IVF prescription medication.
Also, if you need any help with making an order or have questions for us, please take advantage of our excellent customer service by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling us at 866-989-0078.
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