Vantas Implant 50Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Vantas: Implant (50mg)

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What is this Medicine?

HISTRELIN (his TREL in) is used to treat the symptoms of advanced prostate cancer. The implant contains a drug that is like a natural hormone in the body called gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH). It is placed under the skin and releases the drug over 12 months.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Supprelin: Implant (50mg)
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Vantas 50mg Implant

NDC: 679790500
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Prostate Cancer

Storage Information
Protect from light
Do not freeze
Store implant refrigerated (36 to 46 degrees F), in unopened vial, overwrapped in amber plastic pouch and carton; excursions permitted to 77 degrees F for 7 days
Vantas 50mg Implant

Reported Side Effects for Vantas 50mg Implant

Back Pain Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Diaphoresis Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Urination Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Kidney Failure Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weight Loss Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Night Sweats Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bone Pain Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Painful Urination Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Cholesterol Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Retaining Urine Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Gynecomastia Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
2.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hot Flashes Incidence:
2.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Weight Gain Incidence:
2.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
2.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
3.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
3.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Testicular Atrophy Incidence:
5.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
9.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

SECOND Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

THIRD Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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