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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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In prostate cancer drugs market, Leuplin and Zoladex stand at the third and fourth position respectively in 2014, while Lupron stands at the fifth position in the same year.
In 2010, Lupron and Eligard, the most expensive drugs, were administered about twice as often as the least expensive drug, Trelstar.
GlobalData has released its new PharmaPoint Drug Evaluation report, Lupron Depot (Prostate Cancer) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022.
Lupron and Zoladex were largely prescribed for cohort patients with metastatic prostate cancer (Table 2).
GTx aims to begin two mid-stage trials of the drug early next year, one in patients diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer and another in those who have failed to respond to injectable drugs, like Lupron, used to treat the cancer by reducing the amount of testosterone made by the body.
Shih recommended Lupron injections to shrink the fibroids.
Lupron is a Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Analog Agonist (GnRH); these drugs shut down the pituitary gland, thereby reducing the amount of testosterone produced by men, and estrogen produced by women: For women, this causes the rapid and artificial onset of menopause potentially with incapacitating and long-lasting effects.
To give us time, I was put on a regimen of Lupron shots every three months.
caused by endometriosis as leuprolide acetate (LA), marketed as Lupron Depot(R) (leuprolide
Following the initiation of Lupron, ovarian stimulation drugs, called gonadotropins, such as follicle stimulating hormone (FSH; Fertinex, Gonal-F, Serono Laboratories, Randolph, MA) and possibly, human menopausal gonadotropin (hMG; Repronex, Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.
After eight surgeries, numerous strengths of birth control pills, steroids and Lupron injections, I had a partial hysterectomy three years ago.
He hoped to use it while he received injections of Lupron Depot, which reduces testosterone and sexual function in men.