triptorelin

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triptorelin

 [trip″to-rel´in]
a synthetic analogue of gonadorelin that on prolonged administration suppresses gonadotropin release; used as triptorelin pamoate as an antineoplastic in the palliative treatment of prostatic carcinoma, administered intramuscularly.

triptorelin

/trip·to·rel·in/ (trip″to-rel´in) a synthetic gonadorelin analogue that on prolonged administration suppresses gonadotropin release; used as t. pamoate as an antineoplastic in the treatment of prostatic carcinoma.

triptorelin

a gonadotropin-releasing hormone used to treat advanced prostate cancer.

triptorelin

Therapeutics A long-acting gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue, that induces intense reversible hypogonadism by inhibiting LH and, to a lesser degree, FSH release, resulting in ↓ testosterone Indications Advanced prostate and ovarian CA; it may have a role in Rx-refractory sexual deviancy. See Paraphilia.

triptorelin

A synthetic gonadotrophin-releasing hormone used to treat advances cancer of the PROSTATE GLAND. A brand name is Decapeptyl SR.
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The 1- and 3-month formulations have already been registered in numerous countries and are available under different brand names: Trelstar, Decapeptyl and Pamorelin.
In the year after payment restrictions were removed, the use of Lupron and Eligard rose 31%, while Trelstar use fell 74%, according to the OIG report.
In the year after payment restrictions were removed, the use of Lupron and Eligard rose 31% while Trelstar use fell 74%, according to the OIG report.
The one and three month-formulations are currently available under the names of Trelstar in North America, Decapeptyl /Pamorelin in Europe and Latin America and Pamorelin in India.
GnRHs, which include Eligard, Lupron, Synarel, Trelstar, Vantas, Viadur, Zoladex and several generic options, block testosterone production by the testicles, with the result that almost no testosterone circulates in the body.
Medications in the GnRH class are marketed under the brand names Eligard, Lupron, Synarel, Trelstar, Vantas, Viadur, and Zoladex.
The drugs cited by the FDA include Zoladex from AstraZeneca; Trelstar from Watson; Vantas from Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Corona CA) won approval for its Mixjet syringe for use in administering the company's Trelstar LA and Trelstar Depot medications.
Physicians report significantly higher levels of familiarity with Abbott's Lupron (leuprolide) than Watson's Trelstar (triptorelin) or Ferring's Firmagon (degarelix), although the score for Firmagon for a moderately important attribute 'no testosterone flare' is significantly greater than other profiled luteinizing hormone releasing hormone (LHRH) agents.
Basappa is a member of the advisory boards for Pfizer, Novartis, Astellas, Janssen, Amgen, and Trelstar.
The FDA has not made any conclusions about whether diabetes or these cardiovascular diseases are caused by treatment with these drugs, which are available in generic formulations and as brand-name products (Lupron, Eligard, Synarel, Trelstar, Vantas, Viadur, and Zoladex).
Key products include Ferrlecit, an intravenous iron for use in the dialysis setting; Trelstar, an LHRH agonist for treating advanced prostate cancer; Androderm, a transdermal patch for testosterone replacement therapy in men; and Oxytrol, a transdermal patch for treating overactive bladders.