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

(his TREL in)

• This medicine is used to treat prostate cancer.

• This medicine is used to delay puberty in children who are developing too early.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Disease symptoms may worsen before improving.

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

• If you are a male and sexually active, protect your partner from pregnancy. Use birth control that you can trust.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Irritation where implant was placed.

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

• Increased bone pain, blood in urine, and difficulty urinating. Usually resolved 1-2 weeks after treatment has started.

• Weakened bones with long-term use.

• Feeling tired or weak.

• Depression.

• Mood changes.

• Constipation. More liquids, regular exercise, or a fiber-containing diet...

 
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