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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Leuprolide Acetate (Overview)

Leuprolide acetate is a GnRH stimulator which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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What is the cost of injection of leuprolide acetate?

What is the cost of injection of leuprolide acetate?

Leuprolide costs: Prices are approximate from online pharmacies in the us: leuprolide 2 week kit - $130 (for fertility therapies). Leuprolide 3.75 mg - $300 (for endometriosis). Leuprolide 11.25 - $500 (for endometriosis, precocious puberty or prostate cancer). ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
150 doctors shared insights

Leuprolide Acetate (Overview)

Leuprolide acetate is a GnRH stimulator which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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What is the cost of injection of leuprolide acetate?

Leuprolide costs: Prices are approximate from online pharmacies in the us: leuprolide 2 week kit - $130 (for fertility therapies). Leuprolide 3.75 mg - $300 (for endometriosis). Leuprolide 11.25 - $500 (for endometriosis, precocious puberty or prostate cancer). ...Read more

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Can leuprolide acetate injection cause skin scaling in hands and feet?

Can leuprolide acetate injection cause skin scaling in hands and feet?

Highly unlikely: that would be a highly unusual effect, dry skin is occasionally a complaint (if that's what you mean by scaling.) best wishes .M ...Read more

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What are side affects of lupron (leuprolide)?

What are side affects of lupron (leuprolide)?

Menopausal effects: Lupron (leuprolide) injections are used for many reasons in gynecology, most commonly in the treatment of fibroids and endometriosis. Essentially, Lupron (leuprolide) shuts down ovarian function and leads to a menopausal state. Therefore, side effects include hot flashes, vaginal dryness, mood swings, decreased libido, and bone loss. ...Read more

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What are the effects of depot lupron (leuprolide)?

What are the effects  of depot lupron (leuprolide)?

Few: Low estrogen causes hot flashes, dry vagina, and osteoporosis (week bones). Local reaction at the injection site. Some of the effects of low estrogen can be minimized by estrogen add back therapy (taking very small amount of estrogen). ...Read more

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When should I expect my period after lupron (leuprolide)?

When should I expect my period after lupron (leuprolide)?

1-6 months: It varies. Some women will resume in 1 month while others may take up to 6 months to get back to baseline. ...Read more

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On lupron (leuprolide).Cant sleep and bad hot flashes. What can I do?

On lupron (leuprolide).Cant sleep and bad hot flashes. What can I do?

Add-back therapy: Ask your doctor about prescribing you add-back therapy while you are on lupron (leuprolide). It is a Progesterone medication that can help alleviate the side effect symptoms from lupron (leuprolide). ...Read more

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Last 11.25mg lupron (leuprolide) shot was 9/13/12--- when will i get my period back?

Last 11.25mg lupron (leuprolide) shot was 9/13/12--- when will i get my period back?

About 3 months: This dose of Lupron (leuprolide) is designed to last 3 months. You may have 1 episode of bleeding shortly after the injection but no more sex hormones (estrogen or progesterone) will be produced after that until the Lupron (leuprolide) is gone. The drug is stored in fatty tissue so the timing my differ depending on your body fat amount. ...Read more

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