Leuprogon Injection

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Composition for Leuprogon 3.75mg Injection

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3820.3
₹3820.3/Injection
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Leuprogon Injection

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Uses of Leuprogon Injection

Leuprogon Injection is used for prostate cancer, endometriosis, uterine fibroids and precocious puberty.
It is also used to reduce the thickness of the endometrium of the uterus in preparation for surgery.
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Side effects of Leuprogon Injection

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Decreased libido, Testicular atrophy, Increased sweating, Fatigue, Muscle weakness, Erectile dysfunction, Bone pain, Hot flashes, Injection site reaction.

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How to use Leuprogon Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Leuprogon Injection works

Leuprogon injection is a hormone similar to the one produced by a hypothalmus gland in the brain. It works by decreasing the levels of testosterone and estrogen.

In Depth Information on Leuprogon Injection

Expert advice for Leuprogon Injection

  • Contact your doctor immediately, if you experience any allergic reactions.
  • Avoid taking leuprorelin, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding; if you have undiagnosed abnormal vaginal bleeding.
  • Do not take leuprorelin, if you have urinary obstruction, spinal cord compression, history of pituitary gland tumors or osteoporosis.
  • Regularly monitor your blood sugar levels if you are diabetic and being treated with leuprorelin as, there may be an increase in blood sugar levels.
  • The increase in testosterone that occurs during the first weeks of therapy can cause an increase in urinary symptoms or pain.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Leuprogon Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Leuprogon Injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Leuprogon Injection is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Animal or human data is not available.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Do not drive or operate machinery if you experience drowsiness, dizziness or visual disturbances whilst being treated with Leuprogon Injection.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Leuprog
on Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Leuprolide / Leuprorelin, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Leuprogon 3.75mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Leuprolide / Leuprorelin

Q. What is Leuprorelin used for?
Leuprorelin is used in the treatment of advanced and/or metastatic prostate cancer. It is also used to treat central precocious puberty (condition causing children to enter puberty too soon resulting in faster than normal bone growth and development of sexual characteristics), endometriosis (a condition in which the endometrium lines the uterus grows excessively and causes pain, heavy or irregular [periods], and other symptoms), anemia (lower than normal red blood cells count) due to uterine fibroids (noncancerous growth in the uterus). Leuprorelin may be used for infertility, breast cancer and before intra-uterine surgery
Q. What is leuprorelin acetate?
Leuprorelin belongs to a class of medicines called gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonists
Q. Can I take ibuprofen/ Tylenol (paracetamol)/ Benadryl (anti-cough preparation) with Lupron/leuprorelin?
There are no known drug interactions of leuprorelin with ibuprofen/ Tylenol (paracetamol)/ Benadryl.

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