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What does rFSH stand for?

rFSH stands for Recombinant Follicle Stimulating Hormone

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New data from an economic analysis presented today at this year's European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) congress showed that, within the parameters of the simulation model used, the in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment MENOPUR (highly-purified human menopausal gonatropin or HP-hMG) offered considerable cost-savings over recombinant follicle stimulating hormone (rFSH).
June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A head-to-head study of MENOPUR(R) (menotropins for injection, USP), highly purified human menopausal gonadotropin (HP-hMG), and Gonal-f(R) (follitropin alpha for injection), recombinant follicle stimulating hormone (rFSH), demonstrated that the ovulation rate with MENOPUR(R) is comparable to that obtained with rFSH in ovulation induction (OI) protocols.
It is the first new recombinant molecule to receive marketing authorization for the treatment of infertility since the approval of recombinant follicle stimulating hormone in 1995 with the approval of Serono's Gonal-F(R) (follitropin alfa for injection) by the European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products (EMEA).
Serono (SWX: SEO) and PowderJect Pharmaceuticals Plc (LSE: PJP) today announced that following the successful completion of initial testing, they have decided to progress the development of Gonal-F(R), recombinant Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH), delivered via the PowderJect(R) system into clinical development.