Active Ingredient(s): Leuprolide
FDA Approved: * March 3, 2000
Pharm Company: * ALZA
Category: Cancer

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

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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, or as part of transgender hormone therapy.[1][2] It is given by injection into a muscle or under the skin.[1] Common side effects include hot flashes, unstable mood, trouble sleeping, headaches, and pain at the site of injection.[1] Other side effects may i...

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A Viadur implant was placed in my arm after having radiation treatments for prostate cancer. After one year the Viadur implant was replaced by another one. After one more year I was told that I would not need a Viadur replacement and that I could just leave the Viadur implant in place. I was experiencing heat flashes throughtout the time the Viadur implants were in place. Then one day I had intense pain in the left side of my head like an electrical shock. After several CAT scans and two MRIs it was determined that there was a tumor at the pituitary gland. I insisted that the Viadur implant be removed. I have gone through radiation treatments for this pituitary tumor and currently the tumor is no longer enlarging. And I no longer have heat flashes. Do I need to be concerned that by leav...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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.

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