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LEUPROSTA DEPOT 22.5MG INJECTION_1
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Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg Injection

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Salt Composition : Leuprolide Acetate

Manufacturer : ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 17062
Price :13991
You Save :3071 (18%)

1 Vial(s)

PAP Information :    Buy 4, Get 1 Free. Contact us for latest updates.


Patient Assistance Programs
Know About PAP

Program Overview: ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD, Patient Assistance Program (PAP) is dedicated to helping patients in need of Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg Injection. The program aims to provide eligible patients with access to the medication at a more affordable cost.

Program Benefits: Purchase 4 vials of Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg Injection, and you will receive 1 free additional vial. Therefore, if eligible, you will have to pay only Rs. 55,964 for five vials, which is Rs.11,193 per vial.

With MrMed's MRP discount of Rs. 3071 per vial and Alkem's PAP program, the overall savings is over 29 thousand rupees per purchase. 

Contact us for the latest updates on this exclusive offer. 

Eligibility Criteria: To qualify for the Leuprosta Depot Patient Assistance Program (PAP), you must meet specific criteria, including having a valid prescription for Leuprolide Acetate 22.5mg from a medical oncologist and being an Indian patient with a valid identity card. Eligibility is determined based on the diagnosed condition and program-specific requirements.

Contact Information: If you have any questions or need assistance with the application process, our dedicated patient support team is here to help. You can reach us by phone at 89391 69999 or email us at [email protected].

Please note that MrMed is not involved in the PAP program. They offer free consultations to patients to provide information about the program. Patients eligible for the PAP program by Alkem can avail of it without having to purchase the medication from MrMed.

Patient Assistance Programs

Program Overview: ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD, Patient Assistance Program (PAP) is dedicated to helping patients in need of Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg Injection. The program aims to provide eligible patients with access to the medication at a more affordable cost.

Program Benefits: Purchase 4 vials of Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg Injection, and you will receive 1 free additional vial. Therefore, if eligible, you will have to pay only Rs. 55,964 for five vials, which is Rs.11,193 per vial.

With MrMed's MRP discount of Rs. 3071 per vial and Alkem's PAP program, the overall savings is over 29 thousand rupees per purchase. 

Contact us for the latest updates on this exclusive offer. 

Eligibility Criteria: To qualify for the Leuprosta Depot Patient Assistance Program (PAP), you must meet specific criteria, including having a valid prescription for Leuprolide Acetate 22.5mg from a medical oncologist and being an Indian patient with a valid identity card. Eligibility is determined based on the diagnosed condition and program-specific requirements.

Contact Information: If you have any questions or need assistance with the application process, our dedicated patient support team is here to help. You can reach us by phone at 89391 69999 or email us at [email protected].

Please note that MrMed is not involved in the PAP program. They offer free consultations to patients to provide information about the program. Patients eligible for the PAP program by Alkem can avail of it without having to purchase the medication from MrMed.

Introduction to Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg Injection

Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg injection consists of the active ingredient Leuprolide acetate. It belongs to the class of medicines called Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone (GnRH) agonists. This injection treats prostate cancer in men, hormone-responsive breast cancer, and endometriosis (tissue that usually lines the interior of the uterus grows outside of it), and uterine fibroids (noncancerous growths of the uterus) in women. This medicine is also used for the treatment of premature puberty, which is characterized by early physical development in children due to hormonal imbalances.

Do not receive this injection if you are allergic to Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg or any other ingredients, including Goserelin and Triptorlin of the medicine. Before receiving this medicine, inform your physician if you have a liver or kidney impairment. Inform your doctor if you have undiagnosed abnormal uterine bleeding. Do not take this treatment if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant. During the treatment, the existing symptoms may worsen due to the sex steroid increase in the body. Talk to your physician for more concerns. Report to your doctor if your child has a progressive brain tumor.  

Before starting the treatment, notify your doctor about your underlying medical conditions, such as diabetes, seizures, heart problems with chest pain, irregular heartbeats, depression, or are at increased risk of thinning of bones (osteoporosis). This medicine is not recommended for patients with abnormal vaginal bleeding. If you are a woman of childbearing age, use non-hormonal contraceptives while taking Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg Injection. Report to your doctor if you are a man with urinary obstruction or had an operation to remove your testicles. Tell your doctor if you feel pressure on the spinal cord and experience urinary disorders and haematuria (blood in the urine).


Uses of Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg Injection

  • Prostate cancer
  • Hormone-responsive breast cancer in perimenopausal (around menopause) women
  • Endometriosis (a painful illness in which the tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus grows outside of your uterus)
  • Central precocious puberty (a child’s body begins to change into an adult too soon caused by a release of certain hormones)

Therapeutic Effects of Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg Injection

Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg decreases testosterone or estrogen production, depending on the treated condition. This helps to slow the growth of cancer cells, reduce the size of uterine fibroids, and alleviate the symptoms of endometriosis and early onset of puberty.


Interaction of Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg Injection with other drugs

Inform your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional and vitamin supplements, vaccines, and herbal products. Certain medications such as Quinidine, Procainamide, Amiodarone, Sotalol, Pain killers, and Antibiotics may interact with the effects of Leuprosta Depot 22.5mgand reduce its effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects. 


More Information about Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg Injection

  • Keep Leuprosta Depot 22.5mgout of sight and reach of children.
  • Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct heat and light.
  • Store below 25°C
  • Do not refrigerate or freeze.

How to consume Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg Injection

Leuprosta Depot 22.5mginjection is usually administered in the arm, thigh or abdomen. If this injection is recommended for you, it will be given by a healthcare professional. Do not self-administer. Your physician will choose the dosage and administration frequency based on the medical condition because it differs for each person.


Safety Advices for Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg Injection

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Pregnancy

  

It is unsafe to use Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg injection because it is contraindicated in pregnant women. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant before taking this treatment. 

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Breast Feeding

  

Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg injection is contraindicated in breastfeeding women. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding before taking this injection.

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg is safe for patients with lung problems. Notify your physician if you have any lung disease before starting the treatment. Contact your doctor if you experience any lung-related symptoms.

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Liver

  

Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg should be used cautiously in patients with liver impairment. Consult your doctor before receiving it. Notify your doctor about underlying liver conditions. 

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Alcohol

  

Consuming alcohol during the Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg injection treatment may increase the risk of thinning bones (osteoporosis). Hence caution should be taken. Consult your doctor for more information.

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Driving

  

Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg injection can cause drowsiness, visual disturbances, or dizziness. It is unsafe; hence avoid driving if you are unwell.


Side Effects of Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg Injection

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Serious

  • Severe rash, itching
  • Shortness or difficulty of breath
  • Cough with blood
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Severe headache

Common

  • Altered blood sugar and cholesterol levels
  • Injection site reactions
  • Loss of appetite
  • Abnormal liver function
  • Swelling in the ankle or hand
  • Difficulty sleeping, headache
  • Mood swings, depression
  • Weight changes
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Vaginal dryness, bleeding
  • Loss of interest in sexual intercourse
  • Hot flushes
  • Bone pain, muscle weakness
  • Breast tenderness

Word of Advice

During the treatment of breast cancer with Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg, it is recommended to undergo regular checkups every three months in combination with an aromatase inhibitor. Do not receive this injection if you experience any abnormal vaginal bleeding. Consult your doctor immediately if you or your child is suffering from a headache even after treating it with pain killer, vision problems, buzzing, or ringing in the ear. If you have diabetes, ask your doctor to monitor your glucose and blood sugar levels regularly. Before starting, inform your doctor if you are still mensurating. 


FAQs

Q 1. How does Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg work?

Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg decreases testosterone or estrogen production, depending on the treated condition. This helps to slow the growth of cancer cells, reduce the size of uterine fibroids, and alleviate the symptoms of endometriosis and early onset of puberty.

Q 2. Who should not use Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg?

Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg should not be used by pregnant and breastfeeding women, people who are allergic to the medication, or people with a history of osteoporosis or bone fractures. It should also be used cautiously in people with a past of depression or mental illness.

Q 3. What should I do if I miss a dose of Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg?

If you miss a dose of Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg, contact your healthcare provider as soon as possible to schedule the missed dose. Do not double up on doses to make up for a missed one.

Q 4. Can Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg cause weight gain?

Weight gain is not a common side effect of Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg, but it may occur in some people.

Q 5. How does Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg help with endometriosis?

Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg reduces estrogen production and helps relieve endometriosis symptoms by inhibiting tissue growth outside the uterus.


Fact Box of Leuprosta Depot 22.5mg Injection

Molecule name: Leuprolide 

Therapeutic class: Antineoplastics

Pharmacological class: Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH) agonists 

Indication: 

1. Prostate cancer

2. Hormone-responsive breast cancer in perimenopausal (around menopause) women

3. Endometriosis (a painful illness in which the tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus grows outside of your uterus)

4. Central precocious puberty (a child’s body begins to change into an adult too soon caused by a release of certain hormones)


References

  1. Goodman & Gilman’s, The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Introduction to Endocrinology: The hypothalamic-pituitary axis, 12th edition, 2011, 1122.
  2. KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Anterior pituitary hormones, 7th edition, 2013, 243.
  3. Takeda UK Limited, Electronic medicines compendium (emc), [ Revised on June 2022] [ Accessed on 12th April 2023], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/4651/smpc
  4. Abbott Laboratories, US Food and Drug Administration, [Issued on  Feb 2016] [ Accessed on 12th April 2023], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2014/020517s036_019732s041lbl.pdf

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