Active ingredients: Chorionic gonadotrophin (human)
Pregnyl 5000 I.U. powder for solution for injection.
Powder for solution for injection. The powder is a white, dry powder or cake.
Pregnyl consists of a freeze-dried powder for injection. The active ingredient [human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG)] which is obtained from the urine of pregnant women, has luteinizing hormone (LH) activity.
An ampoule contains 5000 I.U. hCG.
For a full list of excipients, see section 6.1.
Human chorionic gonadotrophin stimulates the steroidogenesis in the gonads by virtue of a biological effect similar to that of LH (Luteinizing hormone, which is the same as interstitial cell stimulating hormone).
Powder for injection contains:
Disodium phosphate (anhydrous)
Sodium dihydrogen phosphate (anhydrous)
2ml ampoule containing freeze-dried powder with 1ml ampoule of solvent (sodium chloride 9mg/ml). Pregnyl is available in packs of 1, 3 or 10 ampoules of powder and solvent.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
In correspondence please quote batch number.
Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited, Hertford Road, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, EN119BU, UK
24 February 1991/25 March 2003