Decapeptyl 0.1mg Injection

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Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Decapeptyl 0.1mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Prostate cancer, Endometriosis, Precocious puberty (premature puberty)
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Pregnancy
333.98
₹333.98/Injection
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Decapeptyl Injection

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Uses of Decapeptyl Injection

Decapeptyl 0.1mg Injection is used for prostate cancer, endometriosis and precocious puberty.
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Side effects of Decapeptyl Injection

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Hot flashes, Weakness, Increased sweating, Back pain, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Decreased libido, Impotence.

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How to use Decapeptyl Injection

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

How Decapeptyl Injection works

Decapeptyl 0.1mg injection is a hormone similar to the one produced by a hypothalmus gland in the brain. It works by decreasing the levels of testosterone and estrogen.

In Depth Information on Decapeptyl Injection

Expert advice for Decapeptyl Injection

  • Stop the treatment around physiologic age of puberty (girls: not more than 12 years of bone maturation, boys: not more than 13 to 14 years of bone maturation).
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you are in a depressive mood or have any depression issues while on therapy with triptorelin.
  • For puberty treatment, inform the doctor if the child has a progressive brain tumor. 
  • Girls suffering from early puberty may have some vaginal bleeding after the first treatment.
  • Males on treatment for prostate cancer may experience urinary blockage, which will be managed by some medication prescribed by your doctor.
  • Women on treatment for endometriosis may have some vaginal bleeding initially which will eventually resolve. Periods will start normally 5 months post therapy. 
  • Two forms of contraception must be practiced during therapy: one may be the pill and the other should be a physical barrier like a condom or diaphragm.
  • You may be at higher risk of developing osteoporosis (thin and weak bones) if you are an alcoholic or a smoker or have a family history of osteoporosis or have poor diet habits or are taking any anti-convulsants/ corticosteroids.
  • Inform the doctor if you have diabetes or a history of heart problems.
  • Men should inform the doctor if there is blood in urine, pain or weakness or numbness or tingling in the feet.
  • Women on therapy should inform the doctor if they are on some therapy which increases prolactin levels.
  • Do not drive or use heavy machinery post taking this medication as it might cause dizziness, drowsiness or blurred vision.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Decapeptyl 0.1mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Decapeptyl 0.1mg Injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Decapeptyl 0.1mg I
njection during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

You may feel dizzy, tired or have problems with your eyesight such as blurred vision. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Decapeptyl 0.1mg Injection should be used with caution in pa
tients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Decapeptyl 0.1mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Decapeptyl 0.1mg Injection should be used with caution in pa
tients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Decapeptyl 0.1mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Triptorelin, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Decapeptyl 0.1mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Triptorelin

Decapeptyl is a hormone therapy which is also used in the treatment of locally advanced non-metastatic prostate cancer in men
Decapeptyl palmoate or acetate is a salt form of Decapeptyl used for the same purposes
Decapeptyl stays in circulating blood at very low levels for upto 90 days.

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Substitutes for Decapeptyl

No substitutes found for this medicine
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