What drug is given in the gluteus muscle prior to egg retrieval for ivf?

HCG. Hcg which is given prior to egg retrieval approximately 35 and half hours before. This allows the oocytes to undergo their final maturation.

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What drug is given in the gluteus muscle before egg retrieval for ivf?

Likely hCG. Sounds like a purified (non-recombinant) form of hcg: sometimes trade name pregnyl, profasi in the us. If this doesn't sound right you'd do best to ask your ivf doc. Read more...

What drug is given in the gluteus to sedate you prior to egg retrieval for ivf?

Sedation. There are a number of intramuscular medications that can be used for sedation or pain control for in-office procedures. Most of these medications are either narcotics or narcotic-nsaid combinations. There is not one universal medication that is used in all circumstances. Read more...

Was under sedation with propofol for IVF egg retrieval. Was given antibiotic cefuroxime and novalgin for pain. Started to cough. They said it was like an asthma attack. Antibiotic allergic reaction?

Possible. For egg retrieval you might receive more than one drug, and you might develop cough for many reasons. Antibiotic allergy is possible as is also allergies to other drugs. Also light anesthesia can cause asthma like reactions. So the real reason is unclear. Read more...
Novalgin(Metamizole) Metamizole was banned in usa in 1977 due to risk of agranulocytosis and you are in california.It may be reaction to anesthesia or novalgin wherever you were given this drug (metamizole) it is unlikely a reaction to antibiotics. If it ever happens again check with your doctor.Do not take novalgin while you are pregnant. Read more...
Vocal cord. You probably had some saliva pooling on your vocal cords initiating the cough reflex. Read more...