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depot injection

[dee-poe or dep-oh] an injection (shot) of a drug in a form that allows it to enter the bloodstream slowly over time. These drugs can often be given every month or even once every few months.

Cancer Glossary

... depot injection Search [dee-poe or dep-oh]. an injection (shot) of a drug in
a form that allows it to enter the bloodstream slowly over time. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=d

Chemotherapy and other drugs for pancreatic cancer

... analogs include lanreotide (Somatuline ® Depot), which is given as an injection
under the skin about once a month, and pasireotide (Signifor ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pancreaticcancer/detailedguide/pancreatic-cancer-treating-chemotherapy

Leuprolide

... Trade/other name(s): Lupron, Lupron Depot, Eligard, leuprorelin. ... Leuprolide
is injected into a muscle (intramuscular injection) or under the skin ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/guidetocancerdrugs/leuprolide

What are the risk factors for ovarian cancer?

... Pregnancy. Breastfeeding; Birth control pills; The contraceptive injection depot
medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA or Depo-Provera CI ® ); ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/overviewguide/ovarian-cancer-overview-what-causes

Lanreotide

... Trade/other name(s): Somatuline Depot. ... Injections are typically given once
every 4 weeks for 3 ... Pain, itching, or a lump at the injection site; Joint pain; ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/guidetocancerdrugs/lanreotide

Breast Cancer Overview

... form of birth control called depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate ... They are given
as injections, most often once ... and is given as an injection under the ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003037-pdf.pdf

Pancreatic Cancer

... acting and is given as an injection 2 to 4 times a day. This drug is also available
in a long-acting form (called Sandostatin LAR Depot) that only ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003131-pdf.pdf

Ovarian Cancer

... study found that the women who used depot medroxyprogesterone acetate ...
The injection can cause some flushing (redness and warm feeling that ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003130-pdf.pdf

Breast Cancer

... health care team. Depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA;
Depo-Provera ® ) is an injectable form of progesterone that ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003090-pdf.pdf

Ovarian Cancer Overview

... Page 5. • Breastfeeding • Birth control pills • The contraceptive injection depot
medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA or Depo- Provera CI ® ) ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003070-pdf.pdf