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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M2 PHARMA-October 28, 2011-Abbott gets FDA nod to add 18-year long-term data to Lupron Depot-PED label(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 17, 2011-Abbott awarded FDA approval for two new three-month strengths of Lupron Depot-PED for CPP(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
Administration of an injection that blocks gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) secretion from the hypothalamus is the most commonly prescribed therapy (leuprolide acetate, Lupron Depot-PED).
Broad-based health care company Abbott (NYSE:ABT) announced on Tuesday that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two new strengths for three-month administration of Lupron Depot-PED (leuprolide acetate for depot suspension) for the treatment of children with central precocious puberty (CPP).
Patients with CPP who have been prescribed Lupron Depot-PED receive an injection that is administered in the physician office.