Orgalutran is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) ganirelix. On this page you will find out more about Orgalutran, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: ganirelix
Information for medicine and pack size:
Orgalutran 250 microgram/0.5 mL injection solution, 5 x 0.5 mL syringes
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
For the prevention of premature luteinisation and ovulation in patients undergoing controlled ovarian stimulation, followed by oocyte pick up and assisted reproductive techniques.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Clear, colourelss solution in a clear glass syringe fitted with a stainless steel needle fitted with a natural rubber shield.|
|Dosage Form||Injection, solution|
|Route of administration||Subcutaneous|
1 syringe: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
5 syringes: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Do not Freeze,Protect from Light|
|Life time||3 Years|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 May 2018
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.