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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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. Milroy Samuel
148 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)?

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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Does lupron (leuprolide) depot cause severe acne?

Does lupron (leuprolide) depot cause severe acne?

No: Lupron (leuprolide) disconnects the association of the brain with the ovaries or the brain to the testicles. This in turn suppresses fsh/lh levels. Subsequently lowering estrogen and testosterone levels. ...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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Is heavy vaginal bleeding normal if I am on lupron (leuprolide)?

Is heavy vaginal bleeding normal if I am on  lupron (leuprolide)?

Probably: Especially if you just started on it, your body/uterus is being flooded with hormonal stimulation. Of course, this is the initial affect of lupron (leuprolide). ...Read more

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