Lupride Depot 22.50 mg Injection
Lupride Depot 22.50Mg Injection is used for the treatment of hormone-based tumour which includes prostate cancer, breast cancer, lymphoma, certain kinds of leukaemia, uterine fibroids, and endometriosis. This medicine is a synthetic version of a hormone called gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH).
Apart from these, it is also used to treat the early onset of puberty. It is administered through an injection into a muscle or under the skin by a healthcare professional only. Prolonged usage leads to a substantial decline of testosterone in males and a decrease in estradiol in females.
It is also used to avoid premature ovulation in in-vitro fertilization processes. In some cases, this medication may be harmful if inhaled, can cause allergic skin reactions, asthma-like symptoms and breathing difficulties.
This drug is also used to delay puberty in transgender boys and girls until they are old enough to start hormone-replacement therapy. It has also been used on an experimental basis to reduce sexual urges in paedophiles and other kinds of paraphilias.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Oncologist before using this medicine.
This medication is helpful in treating the below provided problems:
A patient can suffer from the following side effects:
Injection Site Reaction
Are there any missed dose instructions?
If you miss a dose of this medication, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
This medicine belongs to the class of GnRH i.e. gonadotropin hormone receptor agonist. Its administration results in inhibiting the secretion of follicle stimulating and luteinizing hormones (FSH & LH), which leads to decrease the testosterone and estrogen level in blood.