Pregnyl is a drug that belongs to the class of drugs known as gonadotropins. Its generic name is human chorionic gonadotropin. Pregnyl is used in the treatment of fertility problems in women who have not yet experienced menstruation. The medicine may also be used in some boys to ensure normal sexual development. It is a hormone that causes normal dropping of the testicles into the scrotum in boys before puberty.
Pregnyl is a hormonal medication that is used to treat infertility in women. The drug prescribed to a female who are having infertility problem before they reach menopause. Pregnyl works in the body by stimulating the production of the progesterone hormone in the ovaries. Progesterone is the hormone that controls ovulation and menstruation cycles.
Pregnyl is supplied in the form of a solution, and it should be administered as an injection. Pregnyl can also be used to treat young boys (4-9 years) with testicle problems. It is a very sensitive medicine and thus it should never be prescribed to anyone allergic to any of its ingredient.