Luprodex Leuprorelin 22.5 mg Injection
LUPRODEX 22.5 MG INJECTION
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.
USE OF LUPRODEX 22.5 MG INJECTION
Leuprolide is used in women to treat symptoms of endometriosis (overgrowth of uterine lining outside of the uterus) or uterine fibroids.
SIDE-EFFECTS OF LUPRODEX 22.5 MG INJECTION
Call your doctor at once if you have:
bone pain, loss of movement in any part of your body; swelling, rapid weight gain; pain, burning, stinging, bruising, or redness where the medication was injected; vomiting, confusion, slow heart rate, weak pulse, fainting, or slow breathing; sudden chest pain or discomfort, wheezing, dry cough or hack; painful or difficult urination; increased thirst or urination, hunger, dry mouth, fruity breath odor, drowsiness, dry skin; heart attack symptoms.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION OF LUPRODEX 22.5 MG INJECTION
- Before using leuprolide, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it;
- Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history;
- Leuprolide may weaken your bones and increase your risk for bone loss (osteoporosis) if used for a long time.
- This medication must not be used during pregnancy.
- Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.