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Degarelix

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Antagonist Firmagon® Cancer-related

Degarelix - Dosage and How to Use

How should Degarelix be used?

​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.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

​If you miss a dose of Degarelix, contact your clinic to reschedule your missed dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

Degarelix - Handling

How should I handle Degarelix safely?

Degarelix - Storage

How should I store Degarelix?

How should I dispose of Degarelix safely?

Degarelix - Additional Information

  • Updated on Tuesday, October 10, 2017
  • Article contributed by Department of Pharmacy National Cancer Centre Singapore

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