Lupride Depot 22.5mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Lupride Injection

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Uses of Lupride Injection

Lupride Depot 22.5mg 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 Lupride 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 Lupride Injection

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

How Lupride Injection works

Lupride depot 22.5mg 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 Lupride Injection

Expert advice for Lupride 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 Lupride Depot 22.5mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Lupride Depot 22.5mg 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
No information is available on the use of Lupride Depot 22.5
mg Injection during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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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 Lupride Depot 22.5mg Injection.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Lupride
Depot 22.5mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Lupride
Depot 22.5mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lupride 22.5mg 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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