Description: Antineoplastic Agent, Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Agonist; Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Agonist
CSA NA – FDA Approved – REMS (N) – Can Ship
How Does It Work
Leuprolide, Lupron/Eligard is a synthetic nonpeptide that acts as a gonadotropin receptor hormone agonist and subsequently suppresses the gonadotrope secretion of luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone that subsequently suppresses gonadal sex steroid production.
Indications For Use
Central precocious puberty, endometriosis, prostate cancer advanced, uterine fibroids
Before starting Leuprolide, Lupron/Eligard make sure your physician is aware of any allergies and medications you currently take. You should be aware that Leuprolide, Lupron/Eligard has numerous serious adverse effects such as but not limited to sudden cardiac death and stroke, decrease bone mineral density, hyperglycemia, pituitary apoplexy, seizures, spinal cord compression and vaginal bleeding will require periodic monitoring.
Intramuscular: Inject 7.5mg monthly or 22.5mg every 3 months or 30mg every 4 months or 45mg every 6 months.
Subcutaneous: Inject 7.5mg monthly or 22.5mg every 3 months or 30mg every 4 months or 45mg every 6 months.
Pharmacist Tips On Using
How to Take:
Depot intramuscular injection: Administer it as a single injection into the gluteal area, anterior thigh, or deltoid. Vary injection site periodically. Administer within 2 hours of preparation.
Subcutaneous injection: Administer it into a site with adequate subcutaneous tissue (i.e. upper or mid-abdomen, upper buttocks) that does not have excessive pigment, nodules, lesions, or hair. Avoid areas with brawny or fibrous tissues or areas that may be compressed or rubbed. Administer within 30 minutes of preparation.
The main predominant side effect is injection site pain. Any other side effects occur at an incidence of less than 2%.
Frequently Asked Questions
What do I do if side effects are intolerable?
If side effects are causing a lot of distress speak to your physician as soon as possible to discuss options.
Special note for customers.
*All orders are limited to a 90 day supply.
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United Kingdom, Canada or the United States.
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