Is there any side effect of luprodex 11.25 inj. In prostate cancer? What can be other treatment options for prostate cancer?
See below. This medication and others like it are called androgen deprivation therapy, and they work by shutting down testicular production of the male hormone testosterone (aka chemical castration). Common side effects include hot flashes, fatigue, loss of sex drive, weight gain, erectile problems, depression, and bone demineralization.
ADT prostate. Agree with side effects per dr. Tillet. Treatment of prostate cancer depends on risk category and stage. Androgen deprivation therapy (adt) is used for metastatic prostate cancer or with radiation therapy in intermediate and high risk prostate cancer. Other treatments for localized cancer include surgical resection and radiation therapy internal or external. Alternatives include cryosurgery ; hifu.