Eligard 45mg Inj

Eligard 45mg Inj

By RANBAXY LABORATORIES (SUN PHARMA)
Refrigerated
1 Suspension For Injection(s) in Injection
32763.92*
MRP 39956.00
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Medical Description

Eligard Suspension For Injection contains Leuprorelin (also called leuprolide) as its active ingredient. It is used to treat prostate cancer in men. In women, it is used for the treatment of uterine f...
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Product Summary

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ContainsLeuprorelin(45.0 Mg)
UsesProstate cancer in men, uterine fibroids and endometriosis in women and early puberty in children
Side effectsInjection site reactions, headache, nausea, fatigue, weight changes, hot flushes
ClassificationANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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Uses of Eligard 45 MG

  • Eligard Suspension For Injection is used in men for the treatment of prostate cancer.
  • It is also used in women to treat uterine fibroids and endometriosis (causing symptoms such as menstrual cramps, excessive bleeding, pain while urinating, etc).
  • This medicine is also used in children to treat early puberty.

Contraindications of Eligard 45 MG

  • If you are allergic to Leuprorelin or any other ingredients of Eligard Suspension For Injection.
  • If you experience abnormal or irregular vaginal bleeding, which the doctor is unaware of.
  • If you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding.

Side effects of Eligard 45 MG

  • Injection site reactions such as pain, redness, swelling
  • Tiredness
  • Sweating
  • Hot flashes
  • Altered mood
  • Joint or bone pain
  • Headache
  • Nausea

Precautions and Warnings of Eligard 45 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Eligard Suspension For Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Eligard Suspension For Injection must not be used during pregnancy as there is limited information available in pregnant women. If you get pregnant while on treatment, discontinue using this medicine and immediately contact your doctor. Proper birth control measures should be taken while on treatment.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Eligard Suspension For Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Eligard Suspension For Injection should not be used while breastfeeding as there is limited safety information available. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Eligard Suspension For Injection?
A:
Eligard Suspension For Injection may blur your vision and make you dizzy, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have used Eligard Suspension For Injection?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Eligard Suspension For Injection.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have diabetes.
  • You have problems with your heart, liver or kidneys.
  • You have or are at an increased risk of having a bone condition called osteoporosis.
  • You consume alcohol regularly.
  • You suffer from any mental health problems.
  • You continue to have your periods after starting Eligard Suspension For Injection.
  • You notice severe or abnormal vaginal bleeding.
  • You or your partner need to use proper birth control measures (non-hormonal contraception) while on treatment.

Mode of Action of Eligard 45 MG

How Does It Work?

Leuprorelin in Eligard Suspension For Injection works by lowering the levels of testosterone (in men) and estrogen (in women) in the body.

Directions for Use of Eligard 45 MG

  • Eligard Suspension For Injection will be given to you in hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.
  • Follow any instructions suggested by the doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.

Interactions of Eligard 45 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Eligard Suspension For Injection works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines to treat your heart problems (like quinidine, procainamide, amiodarone, sotalol), medicines to treat your mental health problems (like clozapine, risperidone, q...
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Storage and disposal of Eligard 45 MG

  • Store Eligard Suspension For Injection under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Eligard 45 MG

Overdose

Eligard Suspension For Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely that you may get an overdose of this medicine. If you experience any other symptoms right after...
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Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by the doctor or nurse as to when Eligard Suspension For Injection should be given to you. It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Eligard Suspension For Injection?

  • Eligard Suspension For Injection is used in men for the treatment of prostate cancer.
  • It is also used in women to treat uterine fibroids and endometriosis (causing symptoms such as menstrual cramps, excessive bleeding, pain while urinating, etc.).
  • This medicine is also used in children to treat early puberty.

Q: What should be discussed with my healthcare professional before I start the treatment with Eligard Suspension For Injection?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your doctor if you have heart, liver or kidney disease or have fits.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.
  • Eligard Suspension For Injection may interact with other medicines, hence, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines including supplements or herbal products. Also, inform your doctor i...
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Q: Does Eligard need to be refrigerated?

  • Store Eligard under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • It is usually stored at room temperature, protected from moisture.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Q: How do you take Eligard Suspension For Injections?

  • Eligard Suspension For Injection will be given to you in the hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.
  • Follow any instructions suggested by the doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.
Product Details
Brand
ELIGARD
Expires on or After
30/01/2023
Last Updated on: 21 May 2022 | 01:17 AM (IST)
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