Adult: IM or SC admin: Initiate with 75 IU daily for up to 14 days, may increase by 37.5 IU at wkly intervals. Once follicular growth or serum estradiol levels indicates an adequate response, administer a single dose of hCG (5,000-10,000 IU) after the last dose to induce ovulation. Withhold hCG if the ovaries are abnormally enlarged or if abdominal pain occurs. Max: 300 IU/day.
Assisted reproductive technologies
Adult: IM or SC admin: 150-225 IU /day for at least 1st 4 days of treatment. Adjust dose based on individual ovarian response. Usual maintenance dose: 75-300 IU for 6-12 days; 375-600 IU for poor responders. Max (clinical studies): 600 IU/day. Upon adequate follicular development, a single dose of hCG (5,000-10,000 IU) is administered for final oocyte maturation. Oocyte retrieval can be done 34-36 hr later. Withhold hCG if ovaries are abnormally enlarged on the last day of follicular treatment.