Puregon

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follitropin beta

Authorised
This medicine is authorised for use in the European Union.

Overview

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This EPAR was last updated on 11/02/2020

Authorisation details

Product details
Name
Puregon
Agency product number
EMEA/H/C/000086
Active substance
follitropin beta
International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
follitropin beta
Therapeutic area (MeSH)
  • Infertility
  • Hypogonadism
Anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) code
G03GA06
Publication details
Marketing-authorisation holder
Merck Sharp & Dohme B.V.
Revision
27
Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union
02/05/1996
Contact address

Waarderweg 39
2031 BN Haarlem
The Netherlands

Product information

28/11/2019 Puregon - EMEA/H/C/000086 - WS/1702

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Pharmacotherapeutic group

Sex hormones and modulators of the genital system

Therapeutic indication

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.

Assessment history

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