LUPROTAS 22.5MG VIAL

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Composition FOR LUPROTAS 22.5mg vial

Leuprorelin(22.5mg)

food interaction for LUPROTAS vial

alcohol interaction for LUPROTAS vial

pregnancy interaction for LUPROTAS vial

lactation interaction for LUPROTAS vial

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Luprotas 22.5mg vial at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Luprotas 22.5mg vial 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 LUPROTAS 22.5mg vial

Leuprorelin(22.5mg)

Luprotas vial uses

Luprotas 22.5mg vial is used for prostate cancer, endometriosis, uterine fibroids and precocious puberty (premature puberty).
It is also used to reduce the thickness of the endometrium of the uterus in preparation for surgery.

How luprotas vial works

Luprotas 22.5mg vial 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.

Common side effects of luprotas vial

Decreased libido, Testicular atrophy, Increased sweating, Fatigue, Muscle weakness, Erectile dysfunction, Bone pain, Hot flashes, Injection site reaction.

SUBSTITUTES FOR LUPROTAS vial

No substitutes found

Expert advice FOR LUPROTAS vial

  • 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 LUPROTAS 22.5mg vial

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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)