Generic Name(s): Leuprolide
Drug Class: Hormone compound
Treats: hormone imbalance
Eligard is a hormone compound used to treat advanced hormone-dependent prostate cancer. The level of the male sex hormone testosterone is reduced by the active ingredient in Eligard, suppressing testosterone-dependent tumor growth. This active ingredient is mixed with atrigel depot technology which is a novel drug delivery system.
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Eligard is used in the treatment of hormone-responsive cancers such as breast cancer and prostate cancer; it is also used in estrogen-dependent conditions such as uterine fibroids and in the treatment of precocious puberty. The drug is also used to control ovarian stimulation in in-vitro fertilization.
Below, you will find the primary uses for Eligard:
- Hormone imbalances
Eligard dosage is dependent on the individual that it is being administered to. The following dosage is an average dose and could differ among individuals. Do not take a larger dose or more frequent doses without approval from your doctor. Follow your medical professional's directions carefully for best results.
- One injection every 48 hours
Eligard Side Effects
Eligard, like any other drug, comes with its collection of side effects that vary with each individual who uses it. When you first begin taking Eligard, watch yourself carefully for any worrying reactions. If you experience any severe side effects, consult with your doctor or medical professional immediately. Below is a list of known side effects. Note that this list is not complete.
- Rapid weight gain
- Pain where the medication was injected
- Sudden chest pain
- Painful urination
- increased thirst
- Heart attack symptoms
- vaginal itching
- decreased testicle size
As with all drugs, before taking Eligard, you should make your doctor aware of any medications you may be taking, including prescription and over-the-counter drugs, as well as supplements and herbal remedies. Do not let anyone else take your medication, and consult your physician before taking any new medication.