Clinical Indication

Prostate cancer (subcutaneous injection for patients at risk of haematoma)


GP can give first injection to patients in whom anti-androgen treatment has been started by secondary care clinician.

Local guidance

Regulation restricts the prescribing and supply of puberty-suppressing hormones to children and young people under 18

Date of classification

October 2016


Medicines which could be started in any health care setting and do not require oversight by a specialist and which primary care would have full responsibility for prescribing and monitoring.