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Brand name: Lucrin Depot Paediatric

Lucrin Depot Paediatric is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) leuprorelin. On this page you will find out more about Lucrin Depot Paediatric, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has a recall notice on this product.

Lucrin Depot Paediatric acetate 30mg for injection, prefilled dual chamber syringe (1 single dose)

Recall Action Commencement Date: 18/09/2017

Batch Number: 1078155

Expiry Date: 31/12/2019

AUST R: 218936

Recall Reason:AbbVie has received complaints regarding an issue with a single batch (1078155) of Lucrin Depot Paediatric in which the active ingredient powder is not suspending sufficiently with the diluent liquid in the syringe. The usually free flowing powder with the syringe, (before the diluent is added) has been reported as “clumped” or “caked”.

Recall Ref. RC-2017-RN-01201-1

Further information on this recall can be found at

Active ingredient in this medicine: leuprorelin

Information for medicine and pack size:
Lucrin Depot Paediatric (1 x 30 mg syringe, 1 x 1.5 mL inert diluent syringe), 1 pack

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is for

Lucrin Depot Paediatric 30 mg 3-Month PDS Injection is indicated in the treatment of children with central precocious puberty (CPP).

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Medicine schedule
1 prefilled dual chamber syringe: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
Part 1
Part 1
Visual appearance Clear, colourless solution
Dosage Form Diluent, not applicable
Route of administration Intramuscular
Part 2
Part 2
Visual appearance White lyophilised powder which, when reconstituted, becomes a milky suspension
Dosage Form Injection, modified release
Route of administration Intramuscular

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Syringe
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Protect from Light
Life time 3 Years
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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Is this medication banned in sport?

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