Firmagon (Degarelix Acetate)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Firmagon80 mg
Firmagon120 mg

Generic Equivalent of Firmagon

No generic equivalents of Firmagon found.

Firmagon Information:

Firmagon (Generic name: Degarelix Acetate) is an approved new injectable medication used for the treatment of advanced and hormone-dependent prostate cancer in adult male patients. Firmagon contains the active substance Degarelix that works by suppressing the amount of testosterone in the body to slow the growth of cancer cells. Firmagon is administered as a subcutaneous (SC) injection in abdomen area.

Firmagon Side Effects:

The most common Firmagon side effects are back pain, breast enlargement or swelling, constipation, diarrhea, headache, hot flashes, impotence, nausea, weakness, and injection site reactions (pain, redness, and swelling). If you are experiencing any severe side effects such as chest pain, fainting, irregular heartbeat, urination pain, and serious allergic reaction (e.g., difficult breathing; hives; rash; swelling), please inform your doctor immediately.

Firmagon Precautions:

Do NOT use Firmagon injection if you are allergic to Degarelix or any of the ingredients in Firmagon medication. Before using Firmagon vial, tell your doctor if you have had medical conditions, especially of: congestive heart failure, electrolyte imbalance, liver or kidney disease, long QT syndrome. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications you use. They may interact with Firmagon drug. Firmagon therapy is for men only and not for pregnant or breast-feeding women.

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