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Are Decapeptyl injections harmful during pregnancy?

Q: Are Decapeptyl injections harmful during pregnancy?

A:Decapeptyl (triptorelin) is category X product and is not permitted (contraindicated) to be used during pregnancy since it can cause harm to the fetus. In order to ensure that the patient is not already pregnant, Decapeptyl is administered only on Day 2 of the start of the menstrual cycle. Even then women taking Decapeptyl are advised to use non-hormonal contraception.

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