leuprolide monthly (3.75 mg) - injection, Lupron Depot (cont.)
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US National Poison Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., hormone levels, bone tests, cholesterol/triglyceride blood levels) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress and check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.
MISSED DOSE: It is very important that you do not miss any doses. However, if you do miss a dose, contact your doctor promptly to establish a new schedule. If you miss 2 or more doses in a row, breakthrough bleeding or ovulation may occur and you could get pregnant. See also Precautions. Contact your doctor immediately if you miss 2 or more doses in a row.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) away from moisture. Brief storage between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) is permitted. Once mixed, use the medication immediately. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.MEDICAL ALERT: Your condition can cause complications in a medical emergency. For information about enrolling in MedicAlert, call 1-800-854-1166 (USA) or 1-800-668-1507 (Canada).
Last Editorial Review: 9/22/2010
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