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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Leuprolide Acetate (Definition)

Leuprolide acetate is a GnRH stimulator which is a kind of women's ...Read more


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I am 92 have prostate cancer, high blood pressure and problems with blood clots. I take eligard, (leuprolide) nefridene for bo. Can i take blk cohosh for flashes?

I am 92 have prostate cancer, high blood pressure and problems with blood clots. I take eligard, (leuprolide) nefridene  for bo. Can i take blk cohosh for flashes?

Here are...: Probably not although cohosh has been used for female menopause-related hot flash. If being reasonably coping with it well, i don't advise using it. As to using eligard, (leuprolide) i wouldn't comment on its use due to unclear intended goal for its current use. As to nefridene, i assumed you meant nefidipine? More detail, ask and talk with your doc timely; online for such is inadequate for your present need. ...Read more

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I am taking testosterone suppressant therapy.(eligard). What can allow me to have erections?

I am taking testosterone suppressant therapy.(eligard).  What can allow me to have erections?

ED: There are three drugs: viagra, Levitra (vardenafil) and Cialis that your physician can prescribe. There is also trimix (pge-1) that can be injected into the body of the penis; muse is a suppository that is inserted in the urethra (pge-1); vacuum erection devise(ved). Insertion of a semirigid or inflatable prosthesis could be considered if everything else fails but it requires surgery. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the cost of injection of leuprolide acetate?

What is the cost of injection of leuprolide acetate?

Leuprolide costs: Prices are approximate from online pharmacies in the us: leuprolide 2 week kit - $130 (for fertility therapies). Leuprolide 3.75 mg - $300 (for endometriosis). Leuprolide 11.25 - $500 (for endometriosis, precocious puberty or prostate cancer). ...Read more

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Can leuprolide acetate injection cause skin scaling in hands and feet?

Can leuprolide acetate injection cause skin scaling in hands and feet?

Highly unlikely: that would be a highly unusual effect, dry skin is occasionally a complaint (if that's what you mean by scaling.) best wishes .M ...Read more

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I got two shots of degarelix one side ok the other hard as a rock hurt and red. . Why?

I got  two  shots of degarelix  one  side  ok  the other  hard  as a rock  hurt  and  red. . Why?

Known side effect: This can happen with the first dose. It will go away but can be very painful. Sometimes doing the injection as a deep subcutaneous can help. Hopefully the benefit from dropping your psa fast will be worth it. ...Read more

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Dr. Tanya Russo
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Eligard (Definition)

Eligard is a GnRH stimulator which is a kind of women's ...Read more