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Drug Guide

Leuprorelin / Leuprorelide

    Leuprorelin / Leuprorelide
    Lucrin, Eligard 
  • Mechanism of Action

  • An analogue of gonadotropin-releasing hormone that suppresses release of FSH and LH , resulting in chemical castration.

Clinical Use

  • Indications

  • Androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer.
  • Adverse Effects
  • Hot flushes
  • Fatigue
  • Mood changes
  • Decreased libido / erectile dysfunction
  • Gynaecomastia / breast tenderness
  • Osteoporosis
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