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Lupride 1mg injection (Leuprolide Acetate)

Active Ingredient

Leuprolide Acetate

Indication

Prostate cancer, Endometriosis, Uterine fibroids

Strength

1mg

Manufacturer

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Packaging

1 mg in 0.5ml Ampoule

Delivery Time

6 To 15 Days

Lupride 1mg injection (Leuprolide Acetate)

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5 Injection $39.00
10 Injection $70.00
15 Injection $101.00

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Description

What is Lupride 1mg Injection

​Lupride 1 mg Injection is a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist. It is use in the treatment of conditions related to hormone regulation, particularly those associated with the reproductive system.

It is also used to treat prostate cancer in men, breast cancer and endometriosis in women and precocious puberty (early puberty) in children. The safety and effectiveness of ​Lupride 1 mg Injection have not been establish in pediatric patients less than 1 year old.

​Lupride 1 mg Injection may cause some common adverse effects including acne/seborrhea, vaginitis/vaginal bleeding/vaginal discharge, pain, rash including erythema multiforme, headache, and vasodilation, injection site pain, increased weight, headache, altered mood, and injection site swelling.

The long-term use of medicine may cause weakened bones and a reduction in bone mineral density.

You are advised to take vitamin D and calcium supplements while taking this medicine. It might cause menstrual periods to stop for a period of 7–12 weeks, inform your doctor if menstrual bleeding continues even during the treatment.

Uses of Lupride 1mg Injection

​Endometriosis: ​Lupride 1mg Injection is used for the management of endometriosis, including pain relief and reduction of endometriotic lesions.

​Uterine Fibroids: ​Lupride 1 mg Injection Injection is used before fibroid surgery to improve anaemia due to vaginal bleeding from fibroids for patients in whom 3 months of hormonal suppression is deemed necessary. The duration of therapy with ​Lupride 1 mg Injectionis limited to 3 months. The symptoms associated with fibroids will return after stopping therapy.

​Advanced Prostate Cancer: ​Lupride 1 mg Injection Injection is used for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer.

​Central Precocious Puberty (CPP): ​Lupride 1 mg Injection is used for the treatment of children with central precocious puberty (CPP). It is not know if Lupride Depot 3.75 mg is safe and effective in children less than 1-year-old.

How to Use ​Lupride Injection?

​​Your healthcare professional or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.​

How ​Lupride Injection  Works?

​Lupride 1 mg Injection contains Leuprolide that belongs to the class of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonists. It is a synthetic hormone that acts similarly to the GnRH, produced by the hypothalamus gland in the brain.

It works by inhibiting the synthesis of the natural male hormone, testosterone in men and oestrogen in women. This process of lowering hormone levels can decrease cancer cell growth in prostate cancer in men and shrinks endometriosis and breast cancer in women.

How to take Lupride 1mg Injection

Lupride 1mg injection is usually administer in the arm, thigh or abdomen. If this injection is recommend for you, it will be give by a healthcare professional. Do not self-administer. Your physician will choose the dosage and administration frequency based on the medical condition because it differs for each person.

Side Effects of Lupride 1mg Injection

Side effects are unwanted symptoms cause by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Serious

  • Severe rash, itching
  • Shortness or difficulty of breath
  • Cough with blood
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Severe headache

Common

  • Altered blood sugar and cholesterol levels
  • Injection site reactions
  • Loss of appetite
  • Abnormal liver function
  • Swelling in the ankle or hand
  • Difficulty sleeping, headache
  • Mood swings, depression
  • Weight changes
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Vaginal dryness, bleeding
  • Loss of interest in sexual intercourse
  • Hot flushes
  • Bone pain, muscle weakness
  • Breast tenderness

Interaction of Lupride 1mg Injection with other drugs

Inform your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional and vitamin supplements, vaccines, and herbal products.

Certain medications such as Quinidine, Procainamide, Amiodarone, Sotalol, Pain killers, and Antibiotics may interact with the effects of Lupride 1mg and reduce its effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects. 

Therapeutic Effects of Lupride 1mg Injection

Lupride 1mg decreases testosterone or estrogen production, depending on the treat condition. This helps to slow the growth of cancer cells, reduce the size of uterine fibroids, and alleviate the symptoms of endometriosis and early onset of puberty.

FAQs

Q 1. How does Lupride 1mg work?

Lupride 1mg decreases testosterone or estrogen production, depending on the treated condition. This helps to slow the growth of cancer cells, reduce the size of uterine fibroids, and alleviate the symptoms of endometriosis and early onset of puberty.

Q 2. Who should not use Lupride?

Lupride 1mg should not be use by pregnant and breastfeeding women, people who are allergic to the medication, or people with a history of osteoporosis or bone fractures. It should also be use cautiously in people with a past of depression or mental illness.

Q 3. What should I do if I miss a dose of Lupride 1mg?

If you miss a dose of Lupride, contact your healthcare provider as soon as possible to schedule the missed dose. Do not double up on doses to make up for a missed one.

Q 4. Can Lupride 1mg cause weight gain?

Weight gain is not a common side effect of Lupride 1mg, but it may occur in some people.

Q 5. How does Lupride 1mg help with endometriosis?

Lupride 1mg reduces estrogen production and helps relieve endometriosis symptoms by inhibiting tissue growth outside the uterus.

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