Brand Names : Antagon
- Gonadotropin-releasing hormone
used as a fertility medicine to prevent premature luteinizing hormone (LH)
surges in women undergoing the fertility procedure of controlled ovarian hyperstimulation.
LH is involved in ovulation, which is the development of eggs in the ovaries.
Ganirelix may help reduce the need for follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)
, which is also involved in ovulation.
Ganirelix is available only with your doctor's prescription in the following
For injection (U.S)
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
† Not commercially available in Canada.