About Lupride Depot: Lupride Depot (Leuprolide Acetate) is predominately used by female patients to help treat endometriosis. Endometriosis is when cells start to grow outside of the uterus which results in pain surrounding the ovaries, uterus and fallopian tubes.
How to use Lupride Depot
Lupride Depot (Leuprolide Acetate) is predominately used by female patients to help treat endometriosis. Endometriosis is when cells start to grow outside of the uterus which results in pain surrounding the ovaries, uterus and fallopian tubes.
This medicine will help to inhibit the further growth of these cells, reducing pain and discomfort. As well as the above uses, some men may also take this medicine to treat advanced stages of prostate cancer, as it can help manage and inhibit the spread of cancerous cells.
Lupride Depot Dosage
Normally Lupride Depot (Leuprolide Acetate) is administered by a healthcare professional by injection. This medicine is intended for short term use (less than 6 months) and is administered once a month. Using this medicine for extended periods of time may increase the risks of side effects such as decreased estrogen levels, weakened bone density, osteoporosis, or brittle bone disease. Female patients who miss an injection appointment may experience menstruation.
Lupride Depot Side Effects
Female patients taking Lupride Depot (Leuprolide Acetate) may experience:
Abnormal weakness, dizziness, nervousness, or anxiety
Swelling of the limbs, face, or edema
Changes to your appetite or weight
Male patients may experience:
Abnormal weakness or dizziness
Changes in urination
Nausea and/or vomiting
Joint pains and muscle discomfort
Lupride Depot Precautions
Avoid driving or participating in any strenuous or concentration requiring activity until you know exactly how this medication affects you. It has been known to affect a patients senses, and to cause dizziness or weakness.