Medicine Overview of Luprodex Injection
Side effects of Luprodex Injection
Decreased libido, Testicular atrophy, Increased sweating, Fatigue, Muscle weakness, Erectile dysfunction, Bone pain, Hot flashes, Injection site reaction.
How to use Luprodex Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Luprodex Injection works
Luprodex 11.25mg/2ml depot 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 Luprodex Injection
Expert advice for Luprodex 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.
Special precautions for Luprodex 11.25mg/2ml Depot Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Luprodex 11.25mg/2ml Depot Injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor....
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Luprodex 11.25mg/2ml Depot Injection should be used with cau+more
tion during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.+more
Do not drive or operate machinery if you experience drowsiness, dizziness or visual disturbances whilst being treated with Luprodex 11.25mg/2ml Depot Injection....
Do not drive or operate machinery if you experience drowsiness, dizziness or visual disturbances whilst being treated with Luprodex 11.25mg/2ml Depot Injection.
There is limited information available on the use of Luprode+more
x 11.25mg/2ml Depot Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
If you miss a dose of Leuprorelin, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions for Luprodex 11.25mg/2ml 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.
Substitutes for Luprodex
No substitutes found for this medicine