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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In conjunction with the trial, the study will determine the safety and evaluate the PK/PD metrics of two different oral doses of the company's Ovarest in comparison to the leuprolide formulation approved for the treatment of endometriosis, Lupron Depot 3.
The MADRS score increased by at least 5 points in 24% of the women and remained unchanged in 38%, reflecting variability among the women on the impact of leuprolide on depressive symptoms, the investigators reported (J Clin Endocrinol Metab.
This turkey was treated with the same regimen of leuprolide acetate and deslorelin acetate implants at the same time intervals as the turkey in case 1.
A study conducted at a single center in France showed that treatment with leuprolide may reduce vaginal bleeding in premenopausal patients receiving myelosuppressive chemotherapy.
Leuprolide acetate (Eligard[R]) and triptorelin pamoate (Trelstar[R]) are two such GnRH agonists indicated for the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer.
Leuprolide will be formulated in a controlled-release drug delivery system developed by Foresee and transferred to the venture, the companies said.
Short-term therapy with ulipristal acetate, a selective progesterone-receptor modulator, is superior to placebo and noninferior to leuprolide at controlling the bleeding, reducing the volume, and improving the pain of uterine fibroids, according to two reports in the Feb.
a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist (depot leuprolide [Depot Lupron]; nafarelin nasal spray [Synarel]).
Kenneth, a 61-year-old man being treated for prostate cancer, comes to you for his leuprolide acetate injection.
This mechanism of action differs from that of current drugs such as leuprolide.
The FDA notes that the efficacy of degarelix was established in a clinical trial in which patients with prostate cancer received degarelix or leuprolide, a drug used for hormone therapy in treating advanced prostate cancer.