Gonal-f 1050

By BSc, MSc (embryologist) and BA, MA (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 04/26/2014

Gonal is a gonadotropin.

This medicine is prescribed to women during controlled ovarian stimulation in an artificial insemination, a conventional in vitro fertilisation or an ICSI cycle.

Its format is GONAL-f 1050IU/1.75 ml (77 micrograms/1.75 ml) powder and solvent for solution for injection.

  • ACTIVE SUBSTANCE: Follitropin alfa.
    Follitropin alfa is a recombinant follicle stimulating hormone (r FSH) obtained from Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cells by recombinant DNA technology.
  • QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE COMPOSITION: each vial contains 87 micrograms of follitropin alfa in order to deliver 77 micrograms in 1.75 ml, equivalent to 1050 IU.
    Excipients: 30 mg sucrose, 1.11 mg disodium phosphate dihydrate, 0.45 mg sodium dihydrogen phosphate monohydrate, phosphoric acid, sodium hydroxide, water for injections, benzyl alcohol.
  • PHARMACEUTICAL FORM: Pack of 1 vial of powder and 1 pre-filled syringe of solvent for reconstitution and 15 disposable syringes for administration graduated in FSH units.
  • APPROXIMATE PRICE: 369,48 pounds. Hospital diagnosis. Reduced contribution.

Container of Gonal-f 1050

  • THERAPEUTIC INDICATIONS: Causes a higher recruitment of ovarian follicles and stimulates its development.
  • INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER MEDICINAL PRODUCTS: No interaction with commonly used medicines has been reported. Gonal-f 1050 must not be mixed with other medicines in the same syringe.
  • PRESERVATION: Keep the medicine protected from light and do not store above 25ºC. Keep it out of children's reach.
  • Avaliable on prescription only.

Always take Gonal-f exactly as your doctor has told you.

Source: European Medicines Agency

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 Neus Ferrando Gilabert
Neus Ferrando Gilabert
BSc, MSc
Bachelor's Degree in Biology from the University of Valencia (UV). Postgraduate Course in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH). Experience managing Embryology and Andrology Labs at Centro Médico Manzanera (Logroño, Spain). More information about Neus Ferrando Gilabert
Adapted into english by:
 Sandra Fernández
Sandra Fernández
Fertility Counselor
Bachelor of Arts in Translation and Interpreting (English, Spanish, Catalan, German) from the University of Valencia (UV) and Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton Campus (Edinburgh, UK). Postgraduate Course in Legal Translation from the University of Valencia. Specialist in Medical Translation, with several years of experience in the field of Assisted Reproduction. More information about Sandra Fernández

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