Lupron drug information

Lupron prescription drug information

  • Lupron can be administered as an intramuscular injection (into muscle), a subcutaneous injection (under the skin), as a depot injection (a shot given periodically at a doctor's office), or as an implant. Your healthcare provider will administer the depot injection or place the implant under the skin. If you are injecting Lupron at home, your physician or nurse will give you detailed instructions on how and where to inject the medication. NOT administer an injection if you are unsure how to properly do so, how much to inject, or how often to inject the medication. Call your physician, nurse, or pharmacist to go over the instructions with you.
  • Lupron is related to a naturally occurring hormone called gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH). GnRH influences the release of the hormones testosterone and estrogen in the body. ...
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  • Some forms of leuprolide (e.g., Lupron injection) contain the preservative benzyl alcohol. NOT use Lupron without first talking to your physician if you have an allergy to benzyl alcohol.
  • Before using Lupron, tell your physician if you have any other medical conditions. Not using Lupron, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring. ...
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  • Use Lupron exactly as directed by your physician. If you NOT understand these directions, ask your physician, nurse, or pharmacist to explain them to you.
  • Leuprolide can be administered as a subcutaneous injection (under the skin), as an intramuscular (into muscle) depot injection (a shot given periodically at a doctor's office), or as an implant. Your healthcare provider will administer the depot injection or place the implant under the skin. If you are injecting leuprolide at home, your physician or nurse will give you detailed instructions on how and where to inject the medication. NOT administer an injection if you are unsure how to properly do so, how much to inject, or how often to inject the medication. Call your physician, nurse, or pharmacist to go over the instructions with you. ...
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  • Seek emergency medical attention or call your physician if an overdose is suspected.
  • Symptoms of a Lupron overdose are not known but might include decreased activity, difficulty breathing, and irritation at the injection site. ...
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    Food and drug administration Lupron

  • There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activities while using Lupron. Follow any special instructions given by your physician.
  • After insertion of the implantable form of leuprolide (Viadur), keep the site clean and dry for 24 hours. NOT bathe or swim for 24 hours. Avoid heavy lifting and physical activity for 48 hours and avoid bumping the site for a few days. After the cut has healed, normal activity can be resumed. ...
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    Lupron side effects

  • If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop using Lupron and seek emergency medical attention or contact your physician immediately:
    -- an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives); ...
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