Email Print This Page Comment bookmark
Font : A-A+

General Information on Triptorelin

Generic Name : Triptorelin

Pronunciation : trip-toe-RELL-in

Latest prescription information about Triptorelin. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Agonist

Trade Names/Brand Names of Triptorelin

India- Decapeptyl daily inj, Decapeptyl Depot, Tryplog.
International- Trelstar Depot, Trelstar Depot Mixject, Trelstar LA, Trelstar LA Mixject.

Why is Triptorelin Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist, prescribed for prostate cancer.  It works by decreasing the amount of certain hormones in the body.

When should Triptorelin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated to children, pregnant women, and patients with known hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Triptorelin?

Adult: IM- Prostate cancer- As 3 month depot: The recommended dose is 11.25 mg 12 weekly.

How should Triptorelin be taken?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into a large muscle.

What are the warnings and precautions for Triptorelin?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney, spinal cord problem, urinary blockage, liver disease and breastfeeding.

This medication is only recommended for men.

It may cause dizziness or vision changes, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Triptorelin?

  Body As A Whole : Hot flushes, leg pain and fatigue.
  Heart : High blood pressure.
  Central Nervous System : Headache, dizziness, sleeplessness, impotence and emotional lability.
  Gastrointestinal : Diarrhea and vomiting.
  Musculoskeletal : Joint pain.
  Blood : Anemia.
  Skin : Itching.
  Genitourinary : Urinary retention and urinary tract infection.

What are the other precautions for Triptorelin?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Triptorelin?

Store it at controlled room temperature (20-25C) and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.

Post a Comment

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions
Buy Medicines (Drug) at Concessional Price from India

Drugs A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Drugs Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store