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Leuprolide Acetate 45 mg

Leuprolide acetate (Eligard®, Lupron®, Lupron Depot®) comes in the form of a subcutaneous (given just under the skin) or intramuscular (given into the muscle) injection. It can be given once a day, monthly, or once every three to six months, depending on the particular product used.
For example, many strengths of leuprolide are available for advanced prostate cancer, including a 45-mg injection that is given once every six months. It is sold under the brand name Eligard and is injected just under the skin. The injection may be given by your healthcare provider in a healthcare setting or self-administered. If you are giving the injection to yourself, your healthcare provider should show you exactly how to do it.
(Click Leuprolide Dosage for more details about using the 45-mg strength of leuprolide acetate for advanced prostate cancer. This article also offers some helpful dosing tips to keep in mind while using this product.)
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