SC/IM Women w/ anovulation including PCOD
Start w/in initial 7 days of menstrual cycle. Initially 75-150 IU daily, maintained for at least 7 days. May be increased in 37.5-75 IU increments up to max: 225 IU daily. Single inj of 5,000-10,000 IU hCG is given 1 day after the last inj to induce ovulation. Women undergoing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation for multiple follicular development for ART
Start approx 2 wk after initiation of agonist treatment or on day 2 or 3 of menstrual cycle: Initially 150-225 IU daily for at least 1st 5 days, may be adjusted in not >150 IU increments up to max: 450 IU daily. Max duration: 20 days. Single inj of up to 10,000 IU hCG should be administered to induce follicular maturation in preparation for oocyte retrieval.