Pregnyl 5000 IU injection is used to treat the problem of infertility in men and women. Infertility poses problems in the process of reproduction. The infertility in men has no significant symptoms. The intercourse and ejaculation of semen is as normal as a fertile man. The quantity of ejaculated semen is also not different. Medical tests are the only way to detect or confirm it. On the other hand is the infertility in women, has symptoms that require a proper diagnosis for the confirmation. While some of the infertilities are not easier to treat but some of them as infertility due to the hormonal imbalances in women and poses problems in conceiving can be easily treated by this Pregnyl 5000 IU injections. These are also used to treat the male infertility that is caused by deficit of a certain hormone secretion in the body.
The main constituent of Pregnyl 5000 IU injection is HCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) which is produced from the implanted placenta of the women during pregnancy. These injections are for intramuscular use only. HCG that is in Pregnyl 5000 IU can be extracted from the urine of pregnant women or produced from cultures of genetically modified cells using recombinant DNA technology. HCG can be measured by running blood and urine tests. The dosage will depend upon the indication for the use, the age and weight of the patient. Using HCG can increase your chances of having multiple pregnancies (twins, triplets, quadruplets, etc).
Dosage of HCG is decided as per the requirement and gender of the body.
Pregnyl 5000 IU injections are stored under controlled room temperature. It should be kept away from extreme heat moisture and direct light. It should not be kept at freezing temperature too. Both the extremities of the temperature scale is not good condition of the storage.
A few side effects of the Pregnyl injections are bloating, nausea, rapid weight gain, enlargement of breasts, allergic reactions etc.