Q: What are the contraindications to Follistim?
A: According to the PDR (Physician's Desk Reference), the following are the contraindications for Follistim:
- Prior hypersensitivity
- A high SH level indicating ovarian failure
- Uncontrolled thyroid or adrenal function
- Tumor of the ovary, breast, uterus, hypothalamus, or pituitary gland
- Heavy or irregular vaginal bleeding of undetermined origin
- Ovarian cysts or enlargement not due to PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome)