What is Leuprolide, Brand or Generic, Effects

What is Leuprolide, generic Leuprolide, patient medical information, including use, Leuprolide structure, effects, symptoms, mechanism of action. Effects of Leuprolide generic .




Leuprolide is a man-made form of a hormone that regulates many processes in the body. Leuprolide overstimulates the body's own production of certain hormones, which causes that production to shut down temporarily. Leuprolide reduces the amount of testosterone in men or estrogen in women.

Leuprolide is used in men to treat the symptoms of prostate cancer. Leuprolide treats only the symptoms of prostate cancer and does not treat the cancer itself. Use any other medications your doctor has prescribed to best treat your condition.

Leuprolide is used in women to treat symptoms of endometriosis (overgrowth of uterine lining outside of the uterus) or uterine fibroids.

Leuprolide is also used to treat precocious (early-onset) puberty in both male and female children.

Leuprolide may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Pronunciation: LOO proe lide

Brands: Eligard, Lupron, Lupron Depot, Lupron Depot-Gyn, Lupron Depot-Ped, Viadur










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Leuprolide Category:

Class of Treatment: Antineoplastics / Hormones/Antineoplastics

Type: Prescription (Generic)




 

 


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