Busag 5mg Injection

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Busag 5mg Injection is used in the treatment of hormone-dependent prostate cancer. It works by decreasing the blood levels of testosterone in males.

Busag 5mg Injection is given as an injection by a qualified medical professional. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.

Decreased libido is one of the common side effects of this medicine. Inform your doctor if you notice swallowing or breathing problems, and swelling of your lips. Regular blood tests are required to check the level of liver enzymes, and fats (lipid level) in the body.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have heart disease, irregular heartbeat, and blood pressure. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.

Uses of Busag Injection

Benefits of Busag Injection

In Prostate cancer

Prostate gland is a small walnut-sized gland that produces a fluid called seminal fluid that nourishes and transports sperms in males. The most common symptom of prostate cancer is difficulty with urination, but sometimes there are no symptoms at all. Busag 5mg Injection decreases or stops the growth of cancer cells by decreasing the amount of testosterone (natural hormone in males) in men. This also relieves difficulty in passing urine and makes it easier for you to urinate.

Side effects of Busag Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Busag

  • Decreased libido
  • Testicular atrophy
  • Increased sweating
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle weakness
  • Bone pain
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Injection site pain

How to use Busag Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Busag Injection works

Busag 5mg Injection is a hormone similar to the one produced by a hypothalmus gland in the brain. It works by decreasing the blood levels of testosterone in males.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Busag 5mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Busag 5mg Injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Busag 5mg Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Busag 5mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As you may feel dizzy, drowsy or have blurred eyesight while using this medicine and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Busag 5mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Busag 5mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Busag Injection?

If you miss a dose of Busag 5mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Busag 5mg Injection
₹1600.0/Injection
Zerelin 5mg Injection
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Quick Tips

  • Busag 5mg Injection helps in the treatment of hormone-dependent prostate cancer.
  • It is given as an injection either under the skin.
  • It may cause dizziness and visual disturbances. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • If you are diabetic, monitor your blood glucose level regularly.
  • Inform your doctor if you suffer from high blood pressure or irregular heartbeat.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
GNRH Analogue
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
HORMONES
Action Class
GNRH agonists/analogue

Patient Concerns

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I have problem of frequent urination at night. My father had same at his time.Doctor told me that I am having BPH.Also I went through PSA whose result is 1.8 increased prostate gland size is 40 which came in ultrasound report .When doctor did some test by inserting his finger in my rectal area I felt abnormal pain.doctor asked me to go for a culture test so as to check which can be the best medicine for BPH for me. Kindly suggest if it can be something else like prostate cancer.
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Medical Oncology and Hematology
May not be prostate cancer, it is only begnin enlargement of prostate.
Do i have prostrate cancer. Married but now having difficulty in having relation with wife. Penis not hard in the morning. Having problem with self spontaneous erection. Please help. God Bless.
Dr. Sanjay Singh Rai
Medical Oncology and Hematology
Not a symptom of prostate cancer
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References

  1. BC Cancer Agency Cancer Drug Manual. Buserelin; 1994 [revised Mar. 2012]. [Accessed 26 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 27 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Zydus Tower, Satellite Cross Roads,Ahmedabad – 380015 Gujarat, India.
Expires on or after: August, 2021

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