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Puregon : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/44.84 KB)
First published: 31/07/2009
Last updated: 31/07/2009
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Merck Sharp & Dohme B.V.
|Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union||
29/09/2020 Puregon - EMEA/H/C/000086 - IB/0110
- Annex I - Summary of product characteristics
- Annex IIA - Manufacturing-authorisation holder responsible for batch release
- Annex IIB - Conditions of the marketing authorisation
- Annex IIIA - Labelling
- Annex IIIB - Package leaflet
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Sex hormones and modulators of the genital system
In the female:
Puregon is indicated for the treatment of female infertility in the following clinical situations:
- anovulation (including polycystic ovarian syndrome, PCOS) in women who have been unresponsive to treatment with clomifene citrate;
- controlled ovarian hyperstimulation to induce the development of multiple follicles in medically assisted reproduction programs (e.g. in-vitro fertilisation / embryo transfer (IVF/ET), gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)).
In the male:
- Deficient spermatogenesis due to hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism.