Active Ingredient(s): Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, HCG
FDA Approved: * September 20, 2000
Pharm Company: * SERONO INC
Category: Women's Health / Fertility

Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone for the maternal recognition of pregnancy produced by trophoblast cells that are surrounding a growing embryo (syncytiotrophoblast initially), which eventually forms the placenta after implantation.[1][2] The presence of hCG is detected in some pregnancy tests (HCG pregnancy strip tests). Some cancerous tumors produce this hormone; therefore, elevated levels measured when the patient is not pregnant may lead to a ... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.

Dosage List

Ovidrel 250 ug/.5ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution
NDC: 44087-1150
Emd Serono, Inc.

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