Degarelix
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Degarelix?

(deg a REL ix)

• This medicine is used to treat prostate cancer.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have low or high levels of calcium, magnesium, potassium, or sodium in your blood, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Flushing. Wearing layers of clothes or summer clothes and cool environment may help.

• Weight gain.

• Short-term discomfort after use.

• Change in sexual ability or desire. This is usually reversible.

• Weakened bones with long-term use.

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