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LUPRORIN 1 MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 172.11 for 1 vial(s) (1 ML injection each)
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Composition for LUPRORIN

Leuprorelin(1 mg)

food interaction for LUPRORIN

alcohol interaction for LUPRORIN

pregnancy interaction for LUPRORIN

lactation interaction for LUPRORIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Luprorin 1 mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Luprorin 1 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.
UNSAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for LUPRORIN

Leuprorelin(1 mg)

Uses

Luprorin 1 mg injection is used in the treatment of prostate cancer and female infertility (inability to become pregnant).

How it works

Luprorin 1 mg injection is a hormone similar to the one produced by hypothalmus gland in brain. It works by decreasing the amount of estrogen ( natural hormone of females) and amount of testosterone ( natural hormone in males). Reducing the amount of estrogen in females is one way of treating breast cancer and endometriosis. Reducing the amount of testosterone in males may slow or stop the spread and growth of prostate cancer cells that need testosterone to grow.

Common side effects

Nervousness, Acne, Ankle swelling, Limb swelling, Breast tenderness, Change in body weight, Decreased libido, Decreased sexual function, Depression, Constantly changing emotions, Fatigue, Hot flashes, Increased sweating, Influenza like symptoms, Mood changes, Muscle pain, Joint pain, Vaginal discharge, Vaginal itching, Vaginal dryness

SUBSTITUTES for LUPRORIN

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  • LUPRIDE 1 MG INJECTION
    (0.5 ML injection in vial)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 239/ML of injection
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    Rs. 239
    pay 39% more per ML of injection
  • EUROLIDE 1MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 177.88/ML of injection
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    Rs. 177.88
    pay 3% more per ML of injection
  • GYNACT 1 MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Bharat Serums & Vaccines Ltd
    Rs. 121.25/ML of injection
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    Rs. 121.25
    save 30% more per ML of injection
  • LUPROFACT 1 MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 213.31/ML of injection
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    Rs. 213.31
    pay 24% more per ML of injection
  • AGOPRIDE 1MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 250/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 250
    pay 45% more per injection

Expert advice for LUPRORIN

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for LUPRORIN

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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Content on this page was last updated on 13 April, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)