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Histrelin Side Effects and Warnings

Written by FoundHealth.

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 may help. Talk with healthcare provider about a stool softener or laxative.

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

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; fits; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

• Signs or symptoms of depression, suicidal thoughts, nervousness, emotional ups and downs, abnormal thinking, anxiety, or lack of interest in life.

• Swelling or pain of leg or arm.

• Increased bone pain after 2-4 weeks of treatment.

• Feeling extremely tired or weak.

• Unable to pass urine.

• Severe skin irritation.

• Any rash.

• No improvement in condition or feeling worse.

 
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