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A 45-year-old member asked:

What are the side effects of hcg drops and injections?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Many: The U.S. FDA, has approved the hormone HCG, or human chorionic gonadotropin, for the treatment of infertility. It also has become popular for weight loss. HCG can cause blood clots, pain at the site of the injection, numbness, tingling, confusion, dizziness and headaches. Women are prone to a condition known as ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome, a potentially life-threatening disorder.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to use hCG drops? And what are some side effects of it?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: Not a good idea. Please see the link below from the fda. http://www.fda.gov/forconsumers/consumerupdates/ucm281333.htm.
Last updated Jan 16, 2018

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