Degarelix Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Prostate Cancer

Starting dose:
240 mg given as two subcutaneous injections of 120 mg at a concentration of 40 mg/mL.
Maintenance dose:
80 mg given as one subcutaneous injection at a concentration of 20 mg/mL every 28 days.

Degarelix is administered as a subcutaneous injection in the abdominal region. As with other drugs administered by subcutaneous injection, the injection site should vary periodically. Injections should be given in areas of the abdomen that will not be exposed to pressure, e.g. not close to waistband or belt nor close to the ribs.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Safety and effectiveness have not been established in pediatric patients (less than 18 years of age).

Dialysis

Data not available

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