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Brand name: Eligard 4 Month TM

Active ingredients: leuprorelin

What it is used for

Eligard is indicated for the: - Palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer - Treatment of high-risk localised and locally advanced hormone-dependent prostate cancer in combination with radiotherapy

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

This medicine is a pack that contains more than one part.

Part 1: Injection, modified release

Colourless to pale yellow clear viscous solution. May contain air bubbles but if free from visible particles and foreign matter.

How to take this medicine: Subcutaneous

Part 2: Injection, modified release

A white to off-white powder. Substantially free of foreign matter with no evidence of meltback.

How to take this medicine: Subcutaneous

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Storage instructions

  • Store below 8 degrees Celsius (refrigerate)
  • Lifetime is 2 Years.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient leuprorelin

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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