leuprolide

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leu·pro·lide

 (lo͞o′prō-līd′)
n.
A drug that is a synthetic polypeptide analog of naturally occurring gonadotropin-releasing hormone, C29H84N16O12, used in its acetate form to treat advanced prostate cancer.

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According to the company, it has the exclusive distribution rights for ELIGARD in the US and Puerto Rico.
For Ranbaxy, all products containing leuprorelin, marketed and supplied under the Eligard brand, will have to be divested.
In the year after payment restrictions were removed, the use of Lupron and Eligard rose 31%, while Trelstar use fell 74%, according to the OIG report.
In the year after payment restrictions were removed, the use of Lupron and Eligard rose 31% while Trelstar use fell 74%, according to the OIG report.
Building on its Global Category Leadership in uro-oncology, Astellas already offers Eligard for the treatment of prostate cancer in Europe and is jointly developing MDV3100 for advanced prostate cancer with Medivation.
GnRHs, which include Eligard, Lupron, Synarel, Trelstar, Vantas, Viadur, Zoladex and several generic options, block testosterone production by the testicles, with the result that almost no testosterone circulates in the body.
Medications in the GnRH class are marketed under the brand names Eligard, Lupron, Synarel, Trelstar, Vantas, Viadur, and Zoladex.
and leuprolide acetate, sold as Lupron, Eligard, Viadur and as generics.
to develop and commercialize Eligard (leuprolide acetate for injectable suspension) in Korea.
The direct action and slow release of the polymer seems to be particularly useful for treating cancer--Atrix's release of its three Eligard prostate cancer products over the past 13 months has allowed the company to increase revenues 67 percent.
In the prostate cancer market, the major marketed products were Taxotere (docetaxel), Casodex (Bicalutamide), Zoladex (Goserelin), Provenge (sipuleucel-T), Eligard (leuprolide acetate), Prostap (leuprolide acetate), Firmagon (degarelix), Vantas (Histrelin), Novantrone (Mitoxantrone hydrochloride), Trelstar (triptorelin).