Decapeptyl Depot is an anti-neoplastic agent is used for the treatment of prostate cancer in men and endometriosis in women.
How it Works
DECAPEPTYL DEPOT contains Triptorelin which is a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist. Triptorelin is a synthetic hormone that acts similar to the GnRH, that is produced by the hypothalamus gland in the brain. Thus Decapeptyl works by inhibiting the synthesis of the natural male hormone, testosterone in men and oestrogen in women. The lowering of testosterone hormone levels in men helps slows down the growth of cancer cells in prostate cancer.
Common Side effects
Some of the side effects that may affect certain people are1. Pain, redness and inflammation at injection site2. hot flushes3. sweating4. feeling dizzy5. headache6. mood changes