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Were you looking for more information about Degarelix? Degerelix is a common misspelling of degarelix.
Available by prescription only, degarelix (Firmagon®) is a medication approved for slowing down the growth and progression of advanced prostate cancer in adults. It comes in the form of an injection that is given under the skin of the abdomen (stomach). This medicine forms a depot, or a mass, just under skin, where it slowly releases degarelix over a four-week period. Although most people tolerate it well, side effects may occur and can include skin reactions at the injection site, hot flushes, and fatigue.
(Click Degarelix for more information on what this medicine is used for, how it works, and what your healthcare provider needs to know about your health situation before prescribing this drug. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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