Gonal-f Dosage

Generic name: follicle stimulating hormone
Brand names: Follistim AQ Cartridge, Gonal-F, Gonal-f RFF
Drug class: Gonadotropins

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  INJ: 600 units per mL

Ovulation induction

[individualize dose SC qd]
Start: 75 units SC qd x14 days for cycle 1, then may adjust dose by 37.5 units/day qwk for subsequent cycles; Max: 300 units/day; Info: for anovulatory pts w/ functional infertility not due to primary ovarian failure; use lowest effective dose

Spermatogenesis induction

[individualize dose SC 3x/wk]
Start: 150 units SC 3x/wk; Max: 300 units 3x/wk; Info: for male pts w/ primary or secondary hypognadotropic hypogonadism and azoospermia where infertility not due to primary testicular failure; give up to 18mo; use lowest effective dose; give w/ hCG

Multiple follicle development, assisted reproductive technology

[individualize dose SC qd]
Start: 150 units SC qd, starting cycle day 2 or 3, for up to 10 days until sufficient follicular development, then may adjust dose no more than 75-150 units/day q3-5 days; Max: 450 units/day; Info: use lowest effective dose; for pts w/ suppressed endogenous gonadotropin levels, start 225 units SC qd

Renal dosing

[not defined]
renal impairment: not defined
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]

 

SRC: NLM .