This medication is a man-made form of a protein, prescribed for prostate cancer. It decreases testosterone's level in the body.
Contraindicated to pregnant women and patients with known hypersensitivity.
Adults: Subcutaneous: Start with 240 mg given as 2 injections of 120 mg at a concentration of 40 mg/mL.
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider under the skin.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, liver or kidney disease, prolonged QT syndrome, abnormal heart rhythm, congestive heart failure, electrolyte imbalance, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Heart :
Hot flashes, high blood pressure.
• Central Nervous System : Fatigue, weakness, dizziness, headache, sleeplessness.
• Gastrointestinal : Diarrhea, constipation, nausea.
• Genitourinary : Urinary tract infection, erectile dysfunction, breast enlargement in males, testicular atrophy.
• Local : Pain, redness, swelling, induration, nodule.
• Metabolic : Increased weight.
• Musculoskeletal : Back pain, joint pain.
• Miscellaneous : Chills, fever, night sweats, excessive sweating, decreased bone density.
Avoid excess dosage.
• Store at a room temperature between 15°C to 30°C
• Protect from excess heat
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