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Decapeptyl 0.1mg Injection

Manufacturer: Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Medicine composition: Triptorelin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

This medication is used to treat various symptoms of cancer. It lowers the production of some types of hormones in the body, which affects the levels of testosterone.

You may experience some side effects after using this injection such as pain in the bones, chills, fever, pain in the joints, shivering, sore throat, leg pain, etc.

The drug may also cause increase in sugar levels of the body, which can cause confusion and excess thirst. Patients who have diabetes should be careful if they are using this medicine.

  • Hot Flashes

  • Weakness

  • Increased Sweating

  • Back Pain

  • Paresthesia (Tingling Or Pricking Sensation)

  • Decreased Libido

  • Impotence

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine should be avoided by pregnant women unless suggested by the doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Please consult your doctor before using this medication if you are pregnant.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose, please consult your doctor.

The medication is a synthetic agonist. It is an analog of the gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH).

Ques: What is Decapeptyl 0 1mg injection?

Ans: Decapeptyl injection lowers the production of some types of hormones in the body, which affects the levels of testosterone. It contains Triptorelin as an active ingredient.

Ques: What are the uses of Decapeptyl 0 1mg injection?

Ans: Possible side-effects include sleep disturbances, headache, decreased libido and abnormal vision.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Decapeptyl 0 1mg injection?

Ans: Decapeptyl 0.1mg should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: What are the contraindications to Decapeptyl 0.1mg Injection?

Ans: It should not be used if you have the following conditions such as Depression, Hypersensitivity, Physiologic age of puberty, Pregnant, etc.

Ques: Is Decapeptyl 0.1mg Injection safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary.

Ques: Will Decapeptyl 0.1mg Injection be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: No, taking higher than the recommended dose can lead to increased chances of side effects.
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