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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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Debiopharm has developed three sustained-release formulations (1, 3 and 6 months) of triptorelin pamoate.
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Looking at the use of triptorelin pamoate (Trelstar), goserelin acetate implant (Zoladex), and leuprolide acetate suspension (Lupron, Eligard), the OIG found that physicians favored the use of the more expensive drugs while the least costly alternative policies were in place, but that their use was slowly declining.
2 mg triptorelin per patient) after ovarian stimulation with gonadotropins and pituitary suppression with GnRH antagonists (2, 3).
Triptorelin, a hormonal therapy for prostate cancer, which was approved to replace a product unlicensed for this condition No additional costs
All of the women received 6 months of postoperative treatment with the gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue, triptorelin.
Our first patient, a 72-year-old man, received 40 pelvic radiotherapy sessions and began treatment with bicalutamide and triptorelin.
Products successfully registered and launched include oxaliplatin for advanced colorectal cancer and triptorelin pamoate for prostate cancer, both market leaders in their therapeutic areas.
They were given monthly injections of the synthetic hormone triptorelin which chokes off the flow of testosterone that drives male sexual maturation and desire.
Contract award notice: tender for the supply goserelin or triptorelin leuprorelin or no.
suggested high doses of triptorelin (500 [micro]g/day) for the first 4 days, followed by reduced dose of the medication (to 100 [micro]g/day) together with the administration of hMG.
Taking the GnRH analogue triptorelin during chemotherapy led to a 17% absolute reduction in the occurrence of early menopause in young women with early-stage breast cancer, investigators reported.