Zydus Cadila

Composition for Lugonist Products

Lugonist Products are primarily used for

About Lugonist Products

Uses of Lugonist Products

Leuprolide 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.

Lugonist Products side effects


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

How Lugonist Products work

Leuprolide reduces the amount of sex hormones (testosterone in men and estrogen in women). It works by decreasing the blood levels of testosterone in males. Leuprolide also acts by shutting off hormones made by the ovaries (female reproductive organs), so the estrogen (one of the hormones that causes females to have periods) level is lowered.

Patient Concerns about Lugonist Products

Frequently asked questions about Lugonist Products

Frequently asked questions about Leuprolide

Q. Is Lugonist Depot 3.75mg Injection a chemotherapy medicine?
No, Lugonist Depot 3.75mg Injection is not a chemotherapy medicine. Lugonist Depot 3.75mg Injection is a synthetic hormone analogue medicine which is used for the treatment of hormone-dependent conditions in men and women.
Q. Does Lugonist Depot 3.75mg Injection stop periods?
Yes, the periods tend to stop while taking Lugonist Depot 3.75mg Injection 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 Lugonist Depot 3.75mg Injection a hormonal medicine and can it be given in pregnancy?
Yes, Lugonist Depot 3.75mg Injection 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 Lugonist Depot 3.75mg Injection affect my bones?
Yes, there are chances of Lugonist Depot 3.75mg Injection affecting your bones. Using Lugonist Depot 3.75mg Injection 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 Lugonist Depot 3.75mg Injection cause diabetes or increased blood sugar?
Yes, Lugonist Depot 3.75mg Injection 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 Lugonist

Lugonist Depot 3.75mg Injection
vial of 1 ml Injection
Zydus Cadila

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