Side Effects of DelatestrylJust like any medicine, Delatestryl may cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it well.
If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious reactions are less common.
Some of the possible side effects seen with Delatestryl include but are not limited to:
- Menstrual irregularities (in women)
- Development of male characteristics (in women)
- Decreased sperm count
- Pain and inflammation at the injection site.
(Click Delatestryl Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Drug InteractionsDelatestryl can potentially interact with a number of other medications (see Delatestryl Drug Interactions).
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Delatestryl if you have:
- Prostate cancer
- Breast cancer
- An enlarged prostate (also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH)
- Heart disease
- Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Sleep apnea
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Delatestryl and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Delatestryl and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Delatestryl Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)