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Pamorelin LA 22.5mg Injection

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Introduction

Pamorelin LA 22.5mg Injection is used in the treatment of prostate cancer. It is also used to treat endometriosis (endometrium of uterus grows excessively and causes symptoms like pain, heavy or irregular periods), and central precocious puberty (very early puberty).

Pamorelin LA 22.5mg Injection is given as an injection under the skin by a qualified medical professional.  Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.

Hot flashes, weakness, increased sweating, fatigue,  back pain, and decreased libido are some very common side effects of this medicine. The long-term use of medicine may cause weakened bones and reduction in bone mineral density. You are advised to take vitamin D and calcium supplements while taking this medicine. It might cause menstrual periods to stop for a period of 7- 12 weeks, inform your doctor if menstrual bleeding continues even during the treatment.

Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have a history of drinking alcohol, smoker, and osteoporosis. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.

Uses of Pamorelin LA Injection

Side effects of Pamorelin LA Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Pamorelin LA

  • Weakness
  • Increased sweating
  • Back pain
  • Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
  • Decreased libido
  • Impotence

How to use Pamorelin LA Injection

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

How Pamorelin LA Injection works

Pamorelin LA 22.5mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Pamorelin LA 22.5mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Pamorelin LA 22.5mg Injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Pamorelin LA 22.5mg Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Pamorelin LA 22.5mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may feel dizzy, tired or have problems with your eyesight such as blurred vision. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pamorelin LA 22.5mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pamorelin LA 22.5mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Pamorelin LA 22.5mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pamorelin LA 22.5mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Pamorelin LA Injection?

If you miss a dose of Pamorelin LA 22.5mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Pamorelin LA 22.5mg 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Polypeptides
Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

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Hello doctor, my father is suffering from prostate cancer. He is on hormone treatment. Please tell me what is difference between leuprolide and pamorelin injection? Are both same?
Dr. Sanjay Singh Rai
Medical Oncology and Hematology
Both are different injections, and however effect is same
In which age does the girls have hairs in their undearms
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
During Puberty and the age range varies
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FAQs

Q. Is Pamorelin LA 22.5mg Injection chemotherapy?

Pamorelin LA 22.5mg Injection is a hormone therapy which is also used in the treatment of locally advanced non-metastatic prostate cancer in men

Q. What is Pamorelin LA 22.5mg Injection palmoate or Pamorelin LA 22.5mg Injection acetate?

Pamorelin LA 22.5mg Injection palmoate or acetate is a salt form of Pamorelin LA 22.5mg Injection used for the same purposes

Q. How long does Pamorelin LA 22.5mg Injection stay in the system?

Pamorelin LA 22.5mg Injection stays in circulating blood at very low levels for upto 90 days.

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References

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Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., 8-2-337, Road No. 3, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, INDIA
Expires on or after: December, 2020

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