By Neus Ferrando Gilabert BSc, MSc (embryologist).
Last Update: 04/23/2014

Gonal-f 75 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 75 IU (5.5 micrograms) powder and solvent for solution for injection.

  • ACTIVE SUBSTANCE: Follitropin alfa.
    Follitropin alfa is a recombinant human follicle stimulating hormone (r FSH) which is obtained by genetic engineering from Chinese Hamster Ovary cells.
  • QUALITATIVE AND QUANTTATIVE COMPOSITION: Each vial contains 5.5 micrograms of follitropin alfa* equivalent to 75 IU.
    Excipients: 30 mg sucrose, 1.11 mg disodium phosphate dihydrate, 0.45 mg sodium dihydrogen phosphate monohydrate, 0.1 mg methionine, 0.05 mg polysorbate 20, phosphoric acid, sodium hydroxide.
    -Pack of 1 vial with 1 vial of solvent pre-filled syringe.
    -Pack of 1, 5, 10 vials with 1, 5, 10 vials of solvent pre-filled syringe.

Container of Gonal-f 75

Avaliable on prescription only.

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

Source: European Medicines Agency

Authors and contributors

 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