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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Lucrin Depot. Please consult your doctor.
Lucrin Depot is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful... View More
Information regarding the use of Lucrin Depot during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lucrin Depot may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Do not drive or operate machinery if you experience drowsiness, dizziness ... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Lucrin Depot in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Lucrin Depot in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Lucrin Depot is used in the treatment of prostate cancer. It is also used to treat endometriosis (endometrium of the uterus grows excessively and causes... View More
Uses of Lucrin Depot
- Prostate cancer
- Uterine fibroids
- Precocious puberty (premature puberty)
Side effects of Lucrin Depot
- Decreased libido
- Testicular atrophy
- Increased sweating
- Muscle weakness
- Erectile dysfunction
- Bone pain
- Injection site reaction
How to use Lucrin Depot
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Lucrin Depot works
Lucrin Depot is a hormone similar to the one produced by a hypothalmus gland in the brain. It works by decreasing the blood levels of testosterone in ma... View More
What if you forget to take Lucrin Depot?
If you miss a dose of Lucrin Depot, please consult your doctor.
- Lucrin Depot helps in the treatment of locally advanced or metastatic prostate cancer.
- It may also be used to treat endometriosis and uterine fibroids.
- It is given as an injection either under the skin or into a muscle.
- It may cause dizziness and visual disturbances. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
- It will cause menstrual periods to stop. Periods will resume 7-12 weeks after the final injection. Consult your doctor if you experience menstrual bleed... View More
- Use non-hormonal methods of contraception such as condoms to prevent pregnancy during treatment, as this medicine may be harmful to a developing baby.
- Long term treatment may lead to bone loss and a higher risk of bone fractures, especially if you are a heavy drinker, a smoker, or have a family history... View More
Uterine fibroids, Endometriosis, Prostate cancer
Advanced Prostate Cancer Recommended Dose: 1 mg (0.2 mL) administered as a single daily SC injection. Endometriosis 3.75 mg IM monthly for up to ... View More
Central Precocious Puberty Indicated when signs of sexual maturity begin to develop in girls <8 years old and boys <9 years old; may be discontinued at... View More
Pregnancy, lactation; hypersensitivity to GnRH, GnRH agonist analogs or product excipients; undiagnosed abnormal vaginal bleeding.
Mode of Action
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Vary inj site periodically. May cause transient elevation of testosterone levels during the first 1-2 wk, which may lead to worsening or onset of new sy... View More
>10% Hot flashes (57%),Cardiovascular changes or ischemia (19%),Fatigue (18%),Pain (13%),Peripheral edema (12%) 1-10% Asthenia (10%),Gynocomastia (... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More