leuprolide


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leuprolide

 [loo-pro´līd]
a synthetic analogue of gonadotropin-releasing hormone, used in the form of the acetate ester as an antineoplastic agent, treatment for endometriosis, and gonadotropin inhibitor. Administered subcutaneously or intramuscularly.

leuprolide

/leu·pro·lide/ (loo-pro´līd) a synthetic analogue of gonadotropin-releasing hormone, used in the form of the acetate ester as an antiendometriotic agent, antineoplastic, and gonadotropin inhibitor.

leuprolide

(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.

leuprolide

Viadur® An analogue of gonadotropin-releasing hormone, which has been used to manage PMS, and block ovarian or testicular hormone production in Pts with hormonally active CA. See PMS.
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Generex has received from NHTherapeutics the first tranche of funding under the Memorandum of Understanding as well as the initial shipment of Leuprolide.
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After an initial investigation, Village and the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy decided to expand the recall to include one other medication, Leuprolide.