Leufol

Vhb Life Sciences Inc

Composition for Leufol Products

Leufol Products are primarily used for

About Leufol Products

Uses of Leufol Products

Leuprolide/Leuprorelin 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.

Leufol Products side effects

Common

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

How Leufol Products work

Leuprolide/Leuprorelin 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.

Patient Concerns about Leufol Products

Frequently asked questions about Leufol Products

Frequently asked questions about Leuprolide/Leuprorelin

Q. Is Leufol a chemotherapy medicine?
No, Leufol is not a chemotherapy medicine. Leufol is a synthetic hormone analogue medicine which is used for the treatment of hormone-dependent conditions in men and women.
Q. Does Leufol stop periods?
Yes, the periods tend to stop while taking Leufol injections as this medicine alters the reproductive hormones in females. Sometimes, there can be vaginal bleeding in few cases. If this occurs, please contact your doctor to get yourself assessed and follow the direction of your doctor.
Q. Is Leufol a hormonal medicine and can it be given in pregnancy?
Yes, Leufol is a hormonal medicine which alters the reproductive hormones when given in females. This medication is not recommended for use in women who are or may become pregnant because this can harm the fetus in the womb. Using this medicine during pregnancy may also lead to abortion of the baby. Do inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning to get pregnant before starting this medication.
Q. Can taking Leufol affect my bones?
Yes, there are chances of Leufol affecting your bones. Using Leufol may cause a decrease in bone mineral density and make the bones weaker. In women, bone density should be assessed before starting the treatment. Special care and monitoring should be done in women with increased risk of osteoporosis. If at all needed, additional medicines may be given to prevent the development of osteoporosis in patients with decreased bone mineral density.
Q. Can Leufol cause diabetes or increased blood sugar?
Yes, Leufol may cause an increase in blood sugar levels, worsening the blood glucose control in patients with diabetes. It can even increase the risk of developing diabetes. Therefore, you must monitor the blood glucose and/or glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) from time to time to keep a track of the glucose control and inform your doctor in case you develop any problem. Diabetic patients when prescribed this medication should monitor the sugar levels more frequently while taking this treatment.

Products for Leufol

Leufol Depot 3.75mg Injection
vial of 1 Injection
Vhb Life Sciences Inc
MRP
3900
Not Available

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