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The maximum tolerated dose of Plenaxis™ has not been determined. The maximum dose used in clinical studies was 150 mg. There have been no reports of accidental overdose with Plenaxis™ .
Plenaxis™ is contraindicated in those patients with a known hypersensitivity to any of the components in abarelix for injectable suspension.
Plenaxis™ is not indicated in women or pediatric patients. In addition, Plenaxis™ may cause fetal harm if administered to a pregnant woman.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/26/2011
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