Lucrin Depot 3.75Mg Injection
Lucrin Depot 3.75Mg Injection is used for the treatment of hormone-based tumour which includes prostate cancer, breast cancer, lymphoma, certain kinds of leukaemia, uterine fibroids, and endometriosis. This medicine is a synthetic version of a hormone called gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH).
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 by a healthcare professional only. Prolonged usage leads to a substantial decline of testosterone in males and a decrease in estradiol in females.
It is also used to avoid premature ovulation in in-vitro fertilization processes. In some cases, this medication may be harmful if inhaled, can cause allergic skin reactions, asthma-like symptoms and breathing difficulties.
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.
Is It safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medication 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.
What is the onset of action?The effect of this medicine is shown after 60 - 90 minutes of administration.
How long is the duration of effect?The duration of action of medicine vary form person to person. This medicine shows a effect for about 7 to 10 days.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Lucrin Depot 3.75Mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of this medication, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
This medicine belongs to the class of GnRH i.e. gonadotropin hormone receptor agonist. Its administration results in inhibiting the secretion of follicle stimulating and luteinizing hormones (FSH & LH), which leads to decrease the testosterone and estrogen level in blood.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
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