Branded urofollitropin

Pharmasure has launched Fostimon (urofollitropin), licensed for the treatment of anovulatory infertility unresponsive to clomifene, and controlled ovarian hyperstimulation to induce multiple follicles for IVF, GIFT and ZIFT.

Fostimon is a highly purified follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), obtained from human menopausal gonadotropin (HMG). The main effect of FSH is the development and maturation of de Graaf follicles.

Fostimon is available in two strengths, 75iu and 150iu, and is presented in packs of 10 vials (plus solvent in ampoules) for reconstitution. The most commonly reported adverse effects include ovarian hyperstimulation, headache, constipation, abdominal distension and pain.

Further information: Pharmasure 01923 233113

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