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.
Basappa is a member of the advisory boards for Pfizer, Novartis, Astellas, Janssen, Amgen, and Trelstar.
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 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.
We are pleased to announce the new dosing option for Trelstar and to welcome a trusted brand back to the Actavis family.
In addition, the brand of LHRH agonist (Lupron [Abbott Laboratories, Saint Laurent,QC], Zoladex [AstraZeneca Canada, Mississauga, ON], Suprefact [sanofi-aventis, Laval, QC], Eligard [sanofi-aventis, Laval, QC], Trelstar [Watson Pharma Inc.
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).
Idamycin, Trelstar, and Zinecard are made available to eligible
In the prostate cancer market, the major marketed products were Taxotere (docetaxel), Casodex (Bicalutamide), Zoladex (Goserelin), Provenge (sipuleucel-T), Eligard (leuprolide acetate), Prostap (leuprolide acetate), Firmagon (degarelix), Vantas (Histrelin), Novantrone (Mitoxantrone hydrochloride), Trelstar (triptorelin).
However, the brand drug sales lost from Ferrlecit may be entirely replaced by revenues over the next two years from new brand name products launched over the past 18 months - Trelstar 6-month, Rapaflo, and Gelnique.