LEUPROLIDE ACETATE INJECTION

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Composition for LEUPROLIDE ACETATE NA INJECTION

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₹3900.0/injection
1 injection in 1 vial
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Substitutes for LEUPROLIDE ACETATE

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Medicine Overview of LEUPROLIDE ACETATE INJECTION

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Uses of LEUPROLIDE ACETATE INJECTION

Leuprolide acetate injection is used for prostate cancer, endometriosis, uterine fibroids and precocious puberty (premature 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 LEUPROLIDE ACETATE INJECTION

Common

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 LEUPROLIDE ACETATE INJECTION

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

How LEUPROLIDE ACETATE INJECTION works

Leuprolide acetate 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 LEUPROLIDE ACETATE INJECTION

Expert advice for LEUPROLIDE ACETATE 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for LEUPROLIDE ACETATE INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Leuprolide acetate 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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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 Leuprorelin, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for LEUPROLIDE ACETATE NA INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for 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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