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Cetrorelix acetate, a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) inhibitor, is indicated for the treatment of delayed luteinizing hormone surges and ovulation process in women who are assisted reproduction treatment (IVF). The drug inhibits ovalution in the female reproductive physiology.


Cetrorelix acetate competitively inhibits the binding of GnRH with the membrane receptors on pituitary cells and controls LH and FSH release. The drug delays the LH surge and prevents ovulation.


After subcutaneous administration, Cetrorelix acetate is rapidly absorbed within two hours. The mean bioavailability of Cetrorelix acetate is about 85%. The Vss of Cetrorelix acetate varies and depends on the dosage. The plasma concentration of the drug is equal to follicular fluid concentrate on the day of egg pickup. The drug is mostly excreted in the urine and bile as unchanged drug.

Cetrorelix acetate Indications / Cetrorelix acetate Uses

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Cetrorelix acetate Adverse Reactions / Cetrorelix acetate Side Effects

Cetrorelix acetate can cause pain, itching or bruising or redness in the site of injection. Cetrorelix acetate can cause serious allergic reactions in certain individuals with serious symptoms of vomiting, chest tightness, breathing difficulties and skin reactions.


Cetrorelix acetate is contraindicated in patients who are allergic to extrinsic peptide hormones including GnRH analogs and GnRH, mannitol. Cetrorelix acetate should not be given to renal disorder patients.

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List of Contraindications

Cetrorelix acetate and Pregnancy

USFDA pregnancy category X. Cetrorelix acetate is a teratogenic drug that can harm the unborn fetus. Perform pregnancy tests before using Cetrorelix acetate. Use effective contraceptive mode to prevent unintended pregnancies while taking Cetrorelix acetate.

Cetrorelix acetate and Lactation

Nursing mothers should consult the healthcare provider before Cetrorelix acetate treatment.

Cetrorelix acetate and Children

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Cetrorelix acetate and Geriatic

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Cetrorelix acetate brands in India:

Cetace Cetrotide

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