Degarelix is a medicine that is used in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. It works by reducing the level of testosterone the body produces. Testosterone may contribute to tumor growth.
Inform your doctor if any of the following occurs:
It is a subcutaneous injection given around the waist area where the fat tissues are. Two injections of 120 mg each are given for the first time (240 mg in total) with subsequent single injections of 80 mg given every 28 days.
If you miss a dose of Degarelix, contact your clinic to reschedule your missed dose.