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Discontinued Warning IconPlease Note: This Brand Name drug is no longer available in the US.
(Generic versions may still be available.)



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.

Last reviewed on RxList: 5/26/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.


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