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Eurolide 3.75Mg Depot Injection

Manufacturer: Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Leuprorelin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: October 16, 2019

This medication, also known as leuprolide, is a manufactured version of a hormone called gonadotropin-releasing hormone. It is primarily used to treat hormone-based tumors like in advanced prostate cancer, breast cancer, lymphoma, certain kinds of leukaemia, uterine fibroids, and endometriosis. Apart from these, it is also used to treat the early onset of puberty. It is administered through an injection into a muscle or under the skin. Prolonged usage leads to a substantial decline of testosterone in males and a decrease in estradiol in females.

In some cases, this medication may be harmful if inhaled, can cause allergic skin reactions, asthma-like symptoms and breathing difficulties. Pregnant women should avoid using this drug as it can harm the unborn child. It is also used to avoid premature ovulation in in-vitro fertilization processes. This drug is also used to delay puberty in transgender boys and girls until they are old enough to start hormone-replacement therapy. It has also been used on an experimental basis to reduce sexual urges in paedophiles and other kinds of paraphilias.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Oncologist before using this medicine.

Leuprorelin is helpful in treating the below provided problems:

  • Hypersensitivity

  • Vaginal Bleeding

A patient can suffer from the following side effects:

  • Decreased Libido

  • Testicular Atrophy

  • Increased Sweating

  • Fatigue

  • Muscle Weakness

  • Erectile Dysfunction

  • Bone Pain

  • Hot Flashes

  • Injection Site Reaction

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Lupride depot 22.50mg injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    This medication is not safe while driving.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Eurolide 3.75Mg Depot Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Leuprorelin, please consult your doctor.

This medication is a class of gonadotropin hormone receptor agonist which is used for treating prostate cancer, breast cancer, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, and early puberty. It is generally administered through an injection that results in lowering secretion of follicle stimulating and luteinizing hormones thereby decreasing the level of testosterone and estrogen in the blood.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    This salt interacts with the following medicine Quinidine, Disopyramide, Amiodarone, Sotalol, Dofetilide, Ibutilide
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