ELIGARD (Leuprolide Acetate) is a prescription drug used for managing advanced prostate cancer, Endometriosis, Uterine fibroids, and precocious puberty. It is also used to reduce the thickness of the endometrium of the uterus in preparation for surgery. ELIGARD is a hormone similar to the one produced by a hypothalmus gland in the brain. It works by decreasing the levels of testosterone and estrogen.
Manufacture : Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Strengths available : 7.5mg , 22.5mg , 30mg , 45mg Injection
Storage : Store at temperature between 2°C – 8°C
Dosage : is administered subcutaneously either every month, 3 months, 4 months, or 6 months depending on whichever schedule is best for you.
Most common side effects are Decreased libido, Testicular atrophy, Increased sweating, Fatigue, Muscle weakness, Erectile dysfunction, Bone pain, Hot flashes, Injection site reaction.