Cetrorelix Dosage

Generic name: cetrorelix (injectable)
Brand name: Cetrotide
Dosage form: subcutaneous powder for injection (0.25 mg; 3 mg)
Drug class: Gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonists

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  INJ (pre-filled syringe): 0.25 mg per mL

Special Note

[uses, dosing may vary]
Info: refer to institution protocols and pkg insert prior to prescribing

Premature ovulation prevention

[single dose regimen]
Dose: 3 mg SC x1; Info: for inhibition of premature LH surge during controlled ovarian stimulation w/ ART; give w/ follitropin during mid-late follicular phase; give additional 0.25 mg SC qd if hCG not admin. w/in 4 days of dose
[multiple dose regimen]
Dose: 0.25 mg SC qd; Info: for inhibition of premature LH surge during controlled ovarian stimulation w/ ART; start on day 5 or 6 of follitropin admin. and cont. until hCG admin.

Renal dosing

severe impairment: contraindicated
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]

 

 

SRC: NLM .