Ganirelix acetate (Formerly known as Antagon)
What is Ganirelix acetate?
Ganirelix is a medication known as a gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist and is used to prevent premature ovulation in women undergoing fertility procedures.
How do I use Ganirelix?
Here are step-by-step instructions for taking ganirelix injections:
Ganirelix is injected subcutaneously-or into the fatty tissue under your skin. The primary sites for injection are your abdomen – 2 inches on either side of the navel, and your upper, outer-thigh where the skin is loose.
Wash your hands thoroughly and make sure that the surface you work on is clean.
Uncap the needle of the pre-filled Ganirelix Acetate Injection syringe.
Follow the instruction for giving a subcutaneous injection