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Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) is a polypeptide hormone that is generated by the syncytiotrophoblast, a component of the fertilized egg after conception. It is a polypeptide hormone that has a role in the normal development of egg in a women’s ovary and stimulates the egg release during ovulation.
HCG has a wide role in treating infertility in women and increases sperm count in men. It is available as a pack containing the sterile lyophilized powder and the solvent (bacteriostatic water).
The ailments it is used for:
Human chorionic gonadotropin hormone is given in the below listed conditions such as:
Treats infertility in women
Increases sperm count
It is used in young boys when their testicles have not dropped down into scrotum normally
Understanding the drug Human chorionic gonadotrophin:
Human chorionic gonadotropin is a hormone that is prescribed in infertility, increases sperm count and in pituitary gland disorder.
How it works?
Human chorionic gonadotropin is a water soluble glycoprotein obtained from the urine of pregnant women. HCG comprises of two sub units alpha and beta sub units. Single injection of HCG induces ovulation between 38 and 40 hours. HCG is an analogue of luteinizing hormone (LH). Luteinizing hormone along with Follicle stimulating hormone has a role in development and maturation of normal ovarian follicle and in mid cycle LH surge initiates ovulation. HCG plays the same role of LH in body and stimulates ovulation process in infertile woman. HCG stimulates Corpus Luteum of the ovary to produce progesterone.
In men, it also stimulates the production of testosterone and increases sperm count in men. HCG acts on interstitial cells of the testis that leads to the production of androgens.
When should you avoid it?
You should not take Human chorionic gonadotropin if you:
Are allergic to Human chorionic gonadotropin
Have a thyroid or adrenal gland disorder
Attain premature puberty
Have heart related problems
Have prostate related problems
Have kidney disease
Have liver disease
are pregnant or planning to become a pregnant
are breast feeding
How much to take?
The dosage is solely decided by the Doctor after assessing your condition and various factors such as age, gender and body weight. One can’t fix the dose as it varies from patient to patient. Always take the dose prescribed by the Doctor.
What are the strengths available?
Human chorionic gonadotropin is available in sixteen strength combination on our website: