Generic name for FSH derived from the urine of menopausal women sources. See urinary menopausal gonadotropin, Fertinex, Humegon, Menogon and Metrodin. FSH of recombinant (synthetic) origin is called follitropin.

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... UROFOLLITROPIN (Bravelle™, Fertinex®) contains the hormone follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), a natural hormone produced in the body of both men and women. In women, FSH helps stimulate the development of eggs within the ovary. Urofollitropin is used to treat women who have not been able to become pregnant because of problems with ovulation; this drug is used with other fertility drugs. This drug is also used in certain in vitro fertilization (''test tube baby'') programs. For some men with infertility, urofollitropin helps to stimulate the production of sperm. Generic urofollitropin injections are not available. ...
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