Lupride (Leuprolide Acetate)

Facts of LUPRIDE

  • Brand Name: LUPRIDE
  • Medicine Name: Leuprolide acetate
  • Company Name: Sun Pharma
  • Supplied as: 11.25 mg, single vial for injection
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What is Leuprolide acetate and what it is used for:

It is a Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) used to treat advanced prostatic cancer.

Leuprolide acetate injection is also used to treat children suffering from Central precocious puberty, which means attaining puberty at a very early age. This injection is also combined with other medications for the treatment of endometriosis (it is a condition in which the tissue lining uterus grows to other parts of the body and causes pain) and anemia.

Leuprolide Dosage:

This drug is administered directly into the subcutaneous region. It is not prescribed for intravenous injection. The active ingredient leuprolide acetate is mixed with sodium chloride, which works as a tonicity adjuster, water for injection, and Benzyl alcohol as a preservative.

Treatment Reactions:

Some common side effects of this drug include hot flashes, pain, edema, GI disorders, respiratory disorder, urinary disorder, injection site reactions, joint disorders, testicular atrophy, flu syndrome, asthenia, and skin reaction.

Warning and Precautions:

  • Increased risk of Hyperglycemia and Diabetes has been reported in a patient with prostate cancer.
  • Increased risk of myocardial infarction has been reported when GnRH analog is used.
  • Effect on QT/QTc Interval has been seen.
  • Some patients report having convolutions after the leuprorelin acetate.
  • The level of prostate-specific antigen and serum testosterone is monitored.
  • People having allergies to benzyl alcohol should not take this drug.

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How Supplied/Storage and Handling:
Care should be exercised in the handling of Lupride. Lupride injection should not be opened or crushed. Store at temperature (2-8°C). Once the product is outside the refrigerator, one should store it in the original packaging at room temperature (15–30°C) for up to 8 weeks before mixing and administration.

Alternate Brands of Leuprolide acetate injections:

  • Leufol 3.75mg Injection 1ml (Vhb Life Sciences Limited)
  • Leuprogon 3.75mg Injection 1ml (Lg Life Sciences India Pvt Ltd)
  • Lucrin Depot 3.75mg Injection 1’S (ABBOTT INDIA LIMITED)
  • Lugonist 3.75mg Injection 1ml (Cadila Healthcare Ltd (Zydus))
  • Gonadoreg 3.75mg Injection 2ml (Jagsonpal Pharmaceuticals Ltd)

There is no experience of overdosage in clinical trials. In early clinical trials with daily subcutaneous leuprolide acetate, doses as high as 20 mg/day for up to two years caused no adverse effects differing from those observed with the 1 mg/day dose. If any patient takes an overdose, one should consult the doctor immediately.

Commonly Asked Questions

1. How does Leuprolide Acetate work?

Leuprolide Acetate Works by inhibiting the hormone produced by ovaries, such as estrogen.

2. What is the long term side effect of leuprolide Acetate drug?

Long term Leuprolide acetate side effect includes severe joint pain, tingling, nausea, dizziness, migraine, itching, fainting, headache, bone pain, Insomnia, abdominal pain, asthma, vomiting, muscular pain, hypertension, weakness, Amnesia, emotional instability, depression, difficulty in breathing and chest pain.

3. Where does leuprolide Acetate injection inject?

This injection is either injected at the subcutaneous region or intramuscular area.

4. What should I do in an event of a missed dose?

If you accidentally miss any dose then directly consult with your Health Care professional.

5. What is the best price of LUPRIDE?

Please contact +91-8130290915 for LUPRIDE price in India
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6. How order will be confirmed?

The order will be confirmed only after the receipt of

  • Valid prescription of Clinician
  • Import permit if applicable

7. Drugs Approved for Prostate Cancer?

  • Abiraterone Acetate
  • Xtandi (Enzalutamide)
  • Cabazitaxel
  • Casodex (Bicalutamide)
  • Darolutamide
  • Taxotere (docetaxel)

8. What are the ingredients in the medicine Lupride?
The active ingredient in the medicine is Leuprolide acetate, and the inactive ingredients are purified gelatin, DL-lactic and glycolic acids copolymer, and D-mannitol. The second diluent chamber contains carboxymethylcellulose sodium, D-mannitol, polysorbate 80, and water for injection.