Active Ingredient(s): Leuprolide
FDA Approved: * April 9, 1985
Pharm Company: * TAP PHARM
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Lupron Overview

Leuprorelin, also known as leuprolide, is a manufactured version of a hormone used to treat prostate cancer, breast cancer, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, and early puberty, chemical castration of violent sex offenders, or as part of transgender hormone therapy.[6][7] It is given by injection into a muscle or under the skin.[6] Common side effects include hot flashes, unstable mood, trouble sleeping, headaches, and pain at the site of injectio...

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hi i m 40 yrs old. on 3 of Dec'14, i got laporoscopy and after dat our doctor prescribed an injection named LUPRON DEPOT monthly for 3 months , and accordingly i got pushed the same. but after dat my period got stopped. again i discussed with my doctor and he said that dont worry it will start within 2 to 2n half month . the last injection i got on 3rd February. but till date my period didnt started. then again i visited my doctor and told him about this . he then replied that its because of my age , the period stop, he cant do anything now. please help me. I never got pregnant. i want to be. i got married 1 year back... please suggest something for me. i will remain evergrateful to you. Moreover Our doctor also suggested for IVF. but i wanna natural pregnancy. please please please hel


Suppose to start lupron in a week and I am a little nervous. Just looking for more info. ## Lupron contains the active ingredient Leuprorelin, it is most commonly used in the treatment of hormonal responsive cancers. Have you spoken to your doctor about your concerns over starting it? They would be the best qualified to help you understand whether it is right for you to try and what side effects you may experience.


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Emulsion: 42mg
  • For Suspension: 22.5mg/vial
  • Implant: 65mg
  • Injection: 11.25mg, 15mg, 1mg/0.2ml, 22.5mg, 22.5mg/vial, 3.75mg, 30mg, 30mg/vial, 45mg, 45mg/vial, 5mg/ml, 7.5mg, 7.5mg/vial
  • Powder: 7.5mg
  • Suspension: 11.25mg, 22.5mg, 3.75mg, 7.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

Other drugs which contain Leuprolide or a similar ingredient: (7 results)