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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.
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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This FDA approval for the two new strengths in a three-month formulation expands Lupron Depot-PED ((leuprolide acetate for depot suspension) dosing options for children with CPP.
The company expects to launch the three-month formulation of Lupron Depot-PED in late August.
Treatment with Lupron Depot-PED helps to arrest pubertal development until a more appropriate time.
Abbot said that patients with central precocious puberty who have been prescribed Lupron Depot-PED receive an injection that is administered in the physician office.
Patients with CPP who have been prescribed Lupron Depot-PED receive an injection that is administered in the physician office.
Lupron Depot-PED works by suppressing the level of hormones that cause puberty.