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Lupron Depot-Ped

leuprolide
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 Leuprolide is also used to treat precocious (early-onset) puberty in both male and female Leuprolide may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
leuprolide
DRUG TYPE
antineoplastic hormones
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Frequently Asked Questions

Your symptoms may become temporarily worse when you first start using leuprolide. Tell your doctor if this continues for longer than 2 months.

Call your doctor at once if you have a seizure, or unusual changes in mood or behavior.

Do not use if you are pregnant.

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Lupron Depot-Ped kit 11.25 mg/3 months7.5 mg/month
powder for injection, extended release 11.25 mg/month15 mg/month30 mg/3 months

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