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Abarelix

Also known as Plenaxis

Abarelix (trade name Plenaxis) is an injectable gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist (GnRH antagonist). It is primarily used in oncology to reduce the amount of testosterone made in patients with advanced symptomatic prostate cancer for which no other treatment options are available.

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed abarelix to treat rabies, blastomycosis, west nile virus, and pick disease.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take abarelix if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions


Significant Interactions

What side effects are related?

Patients taking abarelix most commonly experience side effects like flushing, hot flashes, and sleep disturbance.

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