Gonal-f (follitropin alpha) is a highly purified form of human follicle stimulating hormone (FSH). Gonal-f is manufactured using recombinant human DNA technology. Gonal-f is packaged in monodose vials of 75 IU (international units) and Multi-Dose vials containing 450 IU or 1050 IU. Each vial of Gonal-f contains powdered medication with prefilled syringes of diluent. Gonal-f Multi-Dose vials use specifically marked syringes to draw up the correct dose of medication, and inject subcutaneously. It is indicated for the induction of ovulation and pregnancy in anovulatory infertile patients in whom the cause of infertility is functional and not due to primary ovarian failure. It is also indicated for the development of multiple follicles in the ovulatory patient participating in an assisted reproductive technology (ART) program.