FAQs ABOUT ELIGARD 22.5MG INJECTION
What ELIGARD 22.5MG INJECTION is used for?
ELIGARD 22.5MG INJECTION for palliative treatment (relieving symptoms and minimize the associated suffering) of advanced prostatic cancer. Consult your doctor before receiving.
What side effects are seen with ELIGARD 22.5MG INJECTION?
The most common side effects associated with the use of ELIGARD 22.5MG INJECTION are general pain, reactions at the site of injection, hot flashes/sweating, gastrointestinal disorders, joint disorders, shrinking of testes, urinary disorders, infections in the upper respiratory tract, and fatigue. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsens.
Who should avoid receiving ELIGARD 22.5MG INJECTION?
Do not receive ELIGARD 22.5MG INJECTION if you are allergic to leuprolide, GnRH, GnRH agonist analogs. It is not recommended for use in pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and children. Consult your doctor before receiving.
Is ELIGARD 22.5MG INJECTION safe to use in children?
ELIGARD 22.5MG INJECTION is not recommended for use in children because the safety and effectiveness of this medicine have not been established in this population. Consult your doctor before receiving.
Is ELIGARD 22.5MG INJECTION safe to use in pregnant and breastfeeding women?
ELIGARD 22.5MG INJECTION is not recommended for use during pregnancy as it may increase the risk for pregnancy loss. It is also not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it can pass through milk. Consult your doctor before receiving.
What happens if you take more ELIGARD 22.5MG INJECTION than your required dose?
ELIGARD 22.5MG INJECTION will be given to you only by a doctor or nurse in a hospital, and so it is unlikely to receive an overdose. If you or anyone else accidentally receives too much of this medicine, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose are shortness of breath, decreased activity, and increased scratching.
Is ELIGARD 22.5MG INJECTION safe to use in heart patients?
ELIGARD 22.5MG INJECTION should be used with caution in patients with congenital long QT syndrome and congestive heart failure only if clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before receiving.