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Luprorin 3.75 mg Injection


Overview

Luprorin 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 Luprorin Injection

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

How Luprorin Injection works

Luprorin 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.

Luprorin Injection related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Luprorin Injection?

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

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Expert Advice

  • Luprorin 3.75 mg Injection helps in the treatment of locally advanced or metastatic prostate cancer.
  • It may also be used to treat endometriosis and uterine fibroids.
  • It is given as an injection either under the skin or into a muscle.
  • It may cause dizziness and visual disturbances. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • It will cause menstrual periods to stop. Periods will resume 7-12 weeks after the final injection. Consult your doctor if you experience menstrual bleed despite treatment. 
  • Use non-hormonal methods of contraception such as condoms to prevent pregnancy during treatment, as this medicine may be harmful to a developing baby.
  • Long term treatment may lead to bone loss and a higher risk of bone fractures, especially if you are a heavy drinker, a smoker, or have a family history of osteoporosis.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Luprorin

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Trying for kid last 5 years. Having endometriosis cyst size about 3.5cm. Now our Gyno suggested for ICSI. After Gonal 900 IU injection cyst size doubled. Our Gyno said, no need to worry. Need your opinion. Thanks
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
If the size of endometriosis cyst is 7 cm now then it needs removal
He has prostate cancer patient under gone surgery and biopsy report confirm it. He was taking lupride injection quarterly. but this injection is not available now. his PSA is now 14.3. .please suggest us.
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Cancer Specialist
Will forward you number, you will get it from himcall him for Injection
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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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Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.
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