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Triptorelin Pamoate

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TRIPTORELIN decreases testosterone in men and estrogen in women. It is used to treat advanced prostate cancer and endometriosis. Compare gonadotropin releasing hormone agonists.
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Triptorelin Pamoate Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine. You will need important blood work done while you are taking this medicine.

During the first weeks of treatment your symptoms may get worse. These should get better as you continue your treatment. Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they continue to get worse.

Women should inform their doctor if they wish to become pregnant or think they might be pregnant. There is a potential for serious side effects to an unborn child. Talk to your health care professional or pharmacist for more information.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

Bladder pain

bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet

bloody or cloudy urine

blurred vision

burning while urinating

chest pain

cough producing mucus

decrease in urine volume or frequency of urination

difficult or labored breathing

difficult, burning, or painful urination

difficulty in passing urine

dizziness

dry mouth

flushed, dry skin

frequent urge to urinate

fruit-like breath odor

headache

increased hunger

increased thirst

increased urination

loss of consciousness

lower back or side pain

nausea

nervousness

pale skin

pounding in the ears

rapid weight gain

slow or fast heartbeat

stomachache

sweating

tightness in the chest

tingling of the hands or feet

troubled breathing

troubled breathing with exertion

unexplained weight loss

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual tiredness or weakness

unusual weight gain or loss

vomiting

Incidence not known

Anxiety

changes in skin color

changes in vision

chest discomfort

cold, clammy, or pale skin

confusion

dizziness or lightheadedness

fainting

inability to speak

irregular heartbeats

numbness or tingling in the face, arms, or legs

pain

pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck

pain, redness, or swelling in the arm or leg

seizures

severe or sudden headache

slow heart rate

slurred speech

sudden shortness of breath or troubled breathing

temporary blindness

tenderness

trouble speaking, thinking, or walking

weakness in the arm or leg on one side of the body, sudden and severe

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Bone pain

chills

decrease in testicle size

decreased interest in sexual intercourse

diarrhea

feeling of warmth or redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

fever

general feeling of discomfort or illness

inability to have or keep an erection

joint pain

leg pain

loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance

loss of appetite

muscle aches and pains

redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

runny nose

shivering

sore throat

sudden sweating

trouble sleeping

Less common

Acid or sour stomach

back pain

belching

body aches or pain

breast pain

burning, dry, or itching eyes

congestion

crying

depersonalization

difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)

difficulty with moving

discharge or excessive tearing

dysphoria

euphoria

eye pain

heartburn

hoarseness

indigestion

injection site pain

itching or rash

lack or loss of strength

leg cramps

loss of appetite

muscle aching or cramping

muscle pains or stiffness

pain

paranoia

quick to react or overreact emotionally

rapidly changing moods

redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid

runny nose

stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males

swollen joints

tender, swollen glands in the neck

trouble swallowing

voice changes

weight loss

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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