Firmagon Dosage

Generic name: degarelix
Drug classes: Gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonists, Hormones / antineoplasticsMedically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  INJ: 80 mg per 4 mL, 120 mg per 3 mL

Prostate CA

[advanced dz]
Dose: 80 mg SC q4wk; Start: 240 mg SC x1
[*localized dz]
Dose: 80 mg SC q4wk; Start: 240 mg SC x1; Info: for clinically localized dz as neoadjuvant, concurrent and/or adjuvant tx w/ XRT

Renal dosing

CrCl >50: no adjustment; CrCl <50: not defined
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

Child-Pugh Class A or B: no adjustment; Child-Pugh Class C: caution advised
SRC: NLM .