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

(trip toe REL in)

• This medicine is used to treat prostate cancer.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Disease symptoms may worsen before improving.

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

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

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

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• 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.

• Swelling.

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

• Irritation where the shot is...

 
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