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Could anyone prescribe Firmagon (degarelix) to someone in Australia. Dont ask why. Just prescribe please. Thanks. Urgent.
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I have been receiving degarelix injections for a year or so and have a lot of hard masses under my skin. Can they be removed? Are they harmful?
Wait: Most injection site reactions to this drug will resolve over time. They are not harmful, just cosmetic concern. ...Read more
..According to the nci , hormone therapy can be reversed before giving the second shot of degarelix is that true?
Hormone ablation: The only way to reverse this drug would be to give testosterone ? This is odd...Testosterone is not advised in prostate cancer pts.. Firmagon or dagarelix blocks testosterone for a month and perhaps longer....Within days of the injection testoterone levels are said to be castrate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is firmagon (degarelix) a contraceptive? Can a 33 old male take it as he hates his testosterone and not worried about side effects?
I m not a transgender. I m a normal male who wants to chemically castrate myself as I hate sexual arousal of any kind. That's just me. I m shy to tell this to my GP or psychiatrist so how am I supposed to get Firmagon or degarelix?
There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more
So call your doc: This is the HT public information site.We are thousands of volunteer docs based primarily in the US who answer medical questions.We do not offer treatments. State medical boards require a physician/patient relationship,a retrievable record,recent exam with vital signs for prescribing.Failure to do so can lead to loss or restriction of license. It may seem minor to you but it is not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more
ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isnt good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more
Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more
Why R you depressed?: If your depression is affecting your life and/or those around you and you have trouble dealing with it or not knowing how to etc..It is very reasonable to seek help, either from a therapist, your physician/nurse, or both. Psychotherapy may be adequate for some, others may need both meds (many choices, depending on your symptoms/needs) and therapy. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers