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Leuprolide (Lupron, Lupron Depot, Lupron Depot-Ped) is a man-made hormone injection prescribed for the treatment of prostate cancer, endometriosis, fibroids, and central precocious puberty. Side effects, drug interactions, warnings and precautions, and patient information should be reviewed prior to taking any medication.

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Terms related to leuprolide:

  • Lupron Depot-Ped
  • Lupron Depot
  • Lupron

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