Hucog 5000iu is a first choice method used widely for the treatment of infertlity in men or in women. Human chorionic gonadotropin(HCG) is the primary constituent of hucog 5000iu which is taken from the urine of a pregnant women. Hucog injection is also found to be helpful for those who have signs of delayed puperty.
Infertility is a condition in which a couple is not able to have a baby even after unprotected physical intimacy. It is found that 12-28% couples are chidless in which 15-30% cases are due to male infertility and 20-35% are due to female infertility. About 20-45% infertility is caused by male and female both. Ovulatory problems, Abnormal structure of the uterus, damaging of fallopian tube cervical causes, endometriosis, amenorrhea are the main cause for female infertility. Infertility in men can be caused by low sperm count or also quality of sperm.
Mechanism of treatment:
Human chorionic gonadotropin harmone increases production of eggs from the ovaries by inducing replication of the luteinizing hormone(LH), It is also responsible for ovarian follicles maturation. In men, where infertility can be caused due to low sperm count it helps in supporting the production of testosterone hormone to improve their sperm count by doing this it improves the inappropriate functioning of gonadotrophic pituitary gland called delayed puberty.
Harmful effects of Hucog 5000iu:
Breast enlargement, Stomach pain, Pelvic pain, Nausea or Vomiting, Rapid weight gain, Allergic skin reaction, Irritability, Headache, Injection site pain, Sleep disturbances, drowsiness sometimes, bad temper, depreesion are some effects ehich user can experience while using Hucog 5000 iu. Consult to the doctor if any of these side effects becomes severe.
How to use Hucog 5000iu:
Hucog injections are available in 500 iu-10,000 iu. Please select your dose only after consulting physican’s advice.
Hucog 5000 iu is injectable preparation taken by two routes subcutaneous and intramuscular. Male patients should take 500-1000iu thrice in a week and the treatment should be continued for 3 weeks. After three weeks, The same dose can be taken twice in a week for 3 weeks.
For inducing an ovulation process in women, The recommended dose of this medication is 5000 IU for a day followed with the administration of Menotropins.
Important safety tips before and during use of Hucog 5000iu:
· Start your Hucog treatment on physician’s advice.
§ Always use fresh syringes for injection.
§ Breast feeding mothers should not use Hucog.