Prostap DCS is used to treat a variety of different conditions, including prostate cancer.
Your doctor may have referred to this treatment by different names: Prostap DCS, which is the brand name, or leuprorelin acetate, which is the active medicine.
A hormone therapy
Prostap DCS is a type of hormone therapy called an LHRH agonist or LHRHa (Luteinising Hormone-Releasing Hormone agonist). LHRH is a hormone found in your body.
You can find out more in the ‘How Prostap DCS works’ section.
Prostap DCS is administered via an injection. The DCS stands for ‘dual chamber syringe’, which describes the device used for administration.
You can find out more about how Prostap DCS is administered in the ‘What to expect from Prostap DCS’ section.