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Luprodex Depot 3.75 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Luprodex Injection

Luprodex Depot 3.75 mg 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.

Luprodex Injection side effects

Common
  • 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 Depot 3.75 mg Injection is a hormone similar to the one produced by a hypothalmus gland in the brain. It works by decreasing the blood levels of testosterone in males.

Luprodex Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Luprodex Depot 3.75 mg Injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Luprodex Depot 3.75 mg Injection during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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 Luprodex Depot 3.75 mg Injection.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Luprodex Depot 3.75 mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Luprodex Depot 3.75 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Luprodex Injection?

If you miss a dose of Luprodex Depot 3.75 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Luprodex Depot 3.75 mg Injection
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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Luprodex

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I have problem of frequent urination at night. My father had same at his time.Doctor told me that I am having BPH.Also I went through PSA whose result is 1.8 increased prostate gland size is 40 which came in ultrasound report .When doctor did some test by inserting his finger in my rectal area I felt abnormal pain.doctor asked me to go for a culture test so as to check which can be the best medicine for BPH for me. Kindly suggest if it can be something else like prostate cancer.
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Cancer Specialist
May not be prostate cancer, it is only begnin enlargement of prostate.
Kindly advise our plan of treatment for the patient with extensive skeletal metastases involving axial and appendicular skeleton.
Dr. Sanjay Singh Rai
Cancer Specialist
Send me previous treatment detailsLooks like stage 4 prostate cancer4 treatments are availableOk these are reports but not treatment details
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FAQs

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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