Follistim® is one of the IVF prescriptions mimicking what follicle-stimulating hormone does in the human body. Follicle-stimulating hormone, or FSH, is an important hormone for normal reproduction. FSH stimulates the growth of ovarian follicles which are necessary to the production of healthy, mature eggs in the female ovaries.
Infertility issues, particularly ovulation problems, can be caused by a lack of normal levels of FSH in the body. If the ovarian follicles do not grow and function properly, a healthy egg cannot develop and be released to be fertilized. One of the IVF medications that your doctor may prescribe if you are having ovulation problems due to low FSH is Follistim®. Follistim® may also be indicated to assist with IUI or IVF to produce mature eggs as the desired time.
This IVF medication is administered with the Follistim® pen. The Follistim pen® is used as a subcutaneous injection. The IVF prescription needs to be stored refrigerated until its expiration date or can be stored at room temperature for up to three months. If the Follistim® cartridge is stored in the refrigerator, it is advised to let the medication reach room temperature before injecting it to decrease possible discomfort.
IVFPrescriptions.com offers different dosages of this IVF drug including Follistim® 300 IU, Follistim® 600 IU and Follistim® 900 IU. The Follistim price at IVFPrescriptions.com is the lowest among online fertility pharmacies. Check out our medications list for the Follistim® pen price and many other discount fertility medications.