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..According to the nci , hormone therapy can be reversed before giving the second shot of degarelix is that true?
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Richard Sarle
Dr. Richard Sarle
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
In brief: ?Reverse action
Degardex is primarily used for treating prostate cancer.
The action of this drug is to prevent testosterone production because testosterone stimulates growth of pc. Thus one would not want to reverse therapy to give testosterone. Please discuss thus with the uro-oncologist who administered the first shot.

In brief: ?Reverse action
Degardex is primarily used for treating prostate cancer.
The action of this drug is to prevent testosterone production because testosterone stimulates growth of pc. Thus one would not want to reverse therapy to give testosterone. Please discuss thus with the uro-oncologist who administered the first shot.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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