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2 Quick Gonal F questions

1. Do you stand up or sit down when you inject Gonal F?

2. Once the medication thaws and you are done, do you put the Gonal back in the refrigerator or do you keep it at room temperature for the remainder of the cycle?

Thanks.
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136689 tn?1419580447
Well i use puregon but it's the same thing, and i do stand up it seems to be easier and yes i put the medication in the fridge after every use, it has to be kept refridgerated after opening
777396 tn?1329787551
Thanks for the quick response.
Avatar universal
I use follistim and I sit down it hurts less for me if I sit.  And I guess I forgot to tell you that part on the other thread, put it back in the refrigerator when your done with each injection.  Do you start today?
Avatar universal
Gonel-F needs to be refrigerated & if you have left over you must use again with next cycle within 28 days or it needs to be thrown away.  It is written in that paperwork that comes in box that its only good for that amount of time once opened.
777396 tn?1329787551
Yes, I took my first injection this evening. I ended up standing up and doing the injection. It was not too bad. I think with doing it more will make me better at it.
Avatar universal
It definitely gets easier and less nerve wrecking the more you do them.   Are you doing IUI this cycle?  I took ovidrel monday, going for IUI tomorrow at 7am.  
708150 tn?1268273933
I would stand, pinch my stomach and inject.  I agree it gets easier :)  Also, keep it refrigerated.
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