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Luprodex Depot 3.75mg Inj

By BHARAT SERUMS & VACCINES LTD
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1 Powder For Injection(s) in Vial

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Leuprorelin(3.75 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-NEOPLASTIC

Medical Description

Luprodex Depot Powder 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 uterin...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Luprodex Depot 3.75mg Inj

  • Luprodex Depot Powder 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

Contraindications of Luprodex Depot 3.75mg Inj

  • If you are allergic to Leuprorelin or any other ingredients of Luprodex Depot Powder 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Luprodex Depot 3.75mg Inj

  • Injection site reactions such as pain, redness, swelling
  • Tiredness
  • Sweating
  • Hot flashes
  • Weight gain or loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Altered mood
  • Joint or bone pain
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Muscle weakness
  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Low sex drive
  • Blurred vision, dizziness (uncommon)
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Luprodex Depot 3.75mg Inj

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Luprodex Depot 3.75mg Inj during pregnancy?
A:
Luprodex Depot Powder 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Luprodex Depot 3.75mg Inj while breastfeeding?
A:
Luprodex Depot Powder For Injection should not be used while breastfeeding as there is limited safety information available. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Luprodex Depot 3.75mg Inj?
A:
Luprodex Depot Powder 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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have used Luprodex Depot 3.75mg Inj?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Luprodex Depot Powder For Injection.
otherGeneralWarnings

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 Luprodex Depot Powder 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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Luprodex Depot 3.75mg Inj

How Does It Work?

Leuprorelin in Luprodex Depot Powder For Injection works by lowering the levels of testosterone (in men) and estrogen (in women) in the body.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Luprodex Depot 3.75mg Inj

  • Luprodex Depot Powder 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

Interactions of Luprodex Depot 3.75mg Inj

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Luprodex Depot Powder 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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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Luprodex Depot 3.75mg Inj

  • Store Luprodex Depot Powder For Injection under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Luprodex Depot 3.75mg Inj

Overdose

Luprodex Depot Powder 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 af...
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Missed a Dose

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

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Luprodex Depot Powder For Injection?

  • Luprodex Depot Powder 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 Luprodex Depot Powder 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.
  • Luprodex Depot Powder 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 docto...
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ContainsLeuprorelin(3.75 Mg)
UsesTo treat prostate 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
Last Updated on: 03 Nov 2021 | 04:59 PM (IST)
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