Busserrelin (Suprefact Depot)

Seuprefact Depot is an antineoplastic drug for subcutaneous use by implant, which acts directly on the release of hormones such as testosterone, helping in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer.

This medicine is produced by the Sanofi-Aventis laboratory and can only be used at the recommendation of the oncologist and applied at the hospital.

Price

This remedy costs an average of 1,800 reais.

Indications

The use of Suprefact Depot is recommended for cases of advanced prostate cancer.

How to use

The use of Suprefact Depot is done through an injection applied to the skin subcutaneously in the abdominal wall every 2 months.

Side effects

The main side effects include palpitations, vision problems, hearing disorders and difficulty breathing. However, it can also cause ringing in the ear, alteration in the scalp, increase or decrease in body hair, altered appetite, increased thirst, reduced glucose tolerance; diarrhea or constipation, nausea or vomiting, headache, sleep disorders, memory loss, emotional instability, nervousness, drowsiness and dizziness.

Contraindications

Suprefact Depot should not be used in women or patients who are allergic to any of its components.