Lupron Depot (Leuprolide Acetate)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Lupron Depot3.75 mg
Lupron Depot7.5 mg
Lupron Depot11.25 mg
Lupron Depot22.5 mg
Lupron Depot30 mg

Generic Equivalent of Lupron Depot

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Leuprolide Acetate11.25 mg

Lupron Depot Information

Lupron Depot (Generic name: Leuprolide Acetate for Depot Suspension) is a prescription medication used for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer in men. Lupron Depot is also used to treat disorders of the uterus (e.g., endometriosis, fibroids) in women. Leuprolide Acetate is a long acting GnRH analog. It works by decreasing the production of testosterone in men and estrogen in women to stop growth of the diseased cells involved in prostate cancer and endometriosis. Lupron Depot injection should be administered by your doctor or a health professional.

Lupron Depot Side Effects

The most common Lupron Depot side effects are acne, breast tenderness, constipation, dizziness, headache, hot flashes, impotence, injection site reactions, light vaginal bleeding, nausea, and sweats. If you are experiencing any severe side effects such as anxiety, bone pain, depression, migraine headache, mood changes, nervousness, urinary problems, vision changes, and symptoms of a serious allergic reaction (e.g., difficult breathing, hives, rash, swelling), please inform your doctor immediately.

Lupron Depot Precautions

Do NOT use Lupron Depot injection if you are allergic to Leuprolide Acetate or any of the ingredients in Lupron Depot medication. Do NOT use Lupron Depot intramuscular injection if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Before using Lupron Depot IM, tell your doctor if you have any medical conditions such as depression, high blood fat levels, osteoporosis, and vaginal bleeding. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications you use. They may interact with Lupron Depot IM, especially of: aspirin, birth control methods, and osteoporosis medications.

Lupron Depot Availability

Big Mountain Drugs currently offers the brand Lupron Depot from Canada by Abbvie and Turkey (Lucrin) by Abbott. The generic Leuprolide Acetate also called Lupride comes from India manufactured by Sun Pharma. Lupron Depot is available in the dosages of 3.75 mg, 7.5 mg, 11.25 mg, 22.5 mg and 30 mg injections. The generic Lupron Depot is only available in the strength of 11.25 mg injection.

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