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Brand name: Decapeptyl TM

Active ingredients: triptorelin

What it is used for

DECAPEPTYL 100 micrograms/1 mL is indicated for down-regulation and prevention of premature luteinising hormone (LH) surges in women undergoing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation for assisted reproductive technologies (ART).,In clinical trials DECAPEPTYL 100 micrograms/1 mL has been used in cycles where urinary and recombinant human follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) as well as human menopausal gonadotrophin (HMG) were used for stimulation.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Subcutaneous
  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Do not Freeze
  • Refrigerate
  • Store in Original Container
  • Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Clear, colourless solution in a 1 mL pre-filled glass type I syringe with integrated needle.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient triptorelin

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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