Leuprolide acetate is for the palliative treatment of the following conditions:
US Brand Name(s): Eligard, Lupron Depot
Use in Cancer Treatment
Cancer of the prostate that has progressed.
Other kinds of cancer are also under research with leuprolide acetate.
Detailed scientific definition- Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary –
Leuprolide Acetate Information from MedlinePlus – A summary of key facts regarding this medication in layman’s terms, which may contain the following:
- Cautions about this medicine
- What is the use and how?
- Whom should you consult before taking it?
- What you should know about it before using it?
- Other drugs that might interact with it
- Possible negative effects
Drugs are frequently under research to see whether they can assist treat or prevent conditions other than those already prevalent. This patient information leaflet covers uses which have been under authorization. Much of the material, though, might also apply to authorized uses that are being investigated.