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How Should Leuprolide Be Stored?

The long-acting subcutaneous injection (Eligard) should be stored in the refrigerator between 35.6° and 46.4°F. Allow the medicine to come to room temperature before using it. The other forms of leuprolide should be stored at room temperature away from heat and light. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.
 

Available Strengths

Leuprolide is available in the following strengths:
 
  • Leuprolide 1 mg per 0.2 mL (generic version of Lupron)
  • Leuprolide Depot 3.75 mg (Lupron Depot)
  • Leuprolide Depot 7.5 mg (Lupron Depot)
  • Leuprolide Depot-3 month 11.25 mg (Lupron Depot)
  • Leuprolide Depot-3 month 22.5 mg (Lupron Depot)
  • Leuprolide Depot-4 month 30 mg (Lupron Depot)
  • Leuprolide Depot-Ped 1-month 7.5 mg (Lupron Depot)
  • Leuprolide Depot-Ped 1-month 11.25 mg (Lupron Depot)
  • Leuprolide Depot-Ped 1-month 15 mg (Lupron Depot)
  • Leuprolide Depot-Ped (pediatric) 3-month 11.25 mg (Lupron Depot)
  • Leuprolide Depot-Ped (pediatric) 3-month 30 mg (Lupron Depot)
  • Leuprolide 7.5 mg 1-month (Eligard)
  • Leuprolide 22.5 mg 3-month (Eligard)
  • Leuprolide 30 mg 4-month (Eligard)
  • Leuprolide 45 mg 6-month (Eligard, Lupron Depot).
     

Who Makes It?

Eligard is manufactured by Tolmar, Inc., for Tolmar Therapeutics, Inc. It is distributed by sanofi-aventis U.S., LLC. Lupron Depot is manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited for Abbott Laboratories.
 
Lupron was originally manufactured by Abbott Laboratories. However, it is no longer available as a brand-name medication. Generic versions are made by a few different companies, including Sandoz, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc., and Teva Pharmaceuticals.
 
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