triptorelin depot suspension - injection, Trelstar Depot
GENERIC NAME: TRIPTORELIN DEPOT SUSPENSION - INJECTION (trip-toe-REL-in)
BRAND NAME(S): Trelstar Depot
USES: Triptorelin is used to treat advanced prostate cancer in men. It is not a cure. Most types of prostate cancer need the male hormone testosterone to grow and spread. Triptorelin is similar to a natural hormone made by the body (luteinizing hormone releasing hormone-LHRH). It works by reducing the amount of testosterone that the body makes. This effect helps slow or stop the growth of cancer cells and helps relieve symptoms such as painful/difficult urination.
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