Lutropin Alfa (Subcutaneous Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
US Brand Names
Lutropin alfa is a drug whose actions are almost the same as those of luteinizing hormone (LH), which is produced by the pituitary gland. It is a hormone also normally produced by the placenta in pregnancy.
Lutropin alfa is used to help conception occur. It is usually given in combination with follitropin alfa. Many women being treated with these drugs usually have not been able to conceive yet.
This medicine was available only with your doctor's prescription.
Lutropin alfa (Luveris®) injections were withdrawn from the U.S. market by EMD Serono, Inc. on July 16, 2012.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
- Powder for Solution