Supprelin LA

Name: Supprelin LA

What are some things I need to know or do while I take Supprelin LA?

For all patients taking Supprelin LA:

  • Tell all of your child's health care providers that your child is taking this medicine. This includes your child's doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
  • Rarely, the implant may come out from where it was put in. Call the doctor if this happens.
  • Follow up with the doctor as you have been told.
  • Have blood work checked as you have been told by the doctor. Talk with the doctor.
  • This medicine may affect certain lab tests. Tell all of your child's health care providers and lab workers that your child takes Supprelin LA.
  • This medicine may affect growth in children and teens in some cases. They may need regular growth checks. Talk with the doctor.

If your child is or may be pregnant:

  • This medicine may cause harm to the unborn baby if your child takes it during pregnancy. If your child is pregnant or gets pregnant while taking this medicine, call the doctor right away.

What are some other side effects of Supprelin LA?

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your child's doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother your child or do not go away:

  • Irritation where implant was placed.
  • If your child is taking Supprelin LA (histrelin implant (CPP)) to delay puberty, you may see short-term body odor or signs of puberty like vaginal bleeding, enlarged breasts, or more pubic hair during the first month of care. If these last or are very bad, call the doctor.

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your child's doctor. Call your child's doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

If OVERDOSE is suspected

If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.

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