Plenaxis

Definition / meaning of Plenaxis

A drug used to reduce the amount of testosterone made in patients with advanced symptomatic prostate cancer for which no other treatment options are available. It belongs to the family of drugs called gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonists. Also called abarelix.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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