About Eligard Depot 45mg Injection
Eligard Depot 45mg Injection is given as an injection under the skin by a qualified medical professional. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.
Decreased libido, increased sweating, fatigue, muscle weakness, and hot flashes are some very common side effects of this medicine. The long-term use of medicine may cause weakened bones and a reduction in bone mineral density. You are advised to take vitamin D and calcium supplements while taking this medicine. It might cause menstrual periods to stop for a period of 7- 12 weeks, inform your doctor if menstrual bleeding continues even during the treatment.
Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have a history of drinking alcohol, smoking, and osteoporosis. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.
Uses Of Eligard Depot 45mg Injection
- Treatment of Prostate cancer
- Treatment of Endometriosis
- Treatment of Uterine fibroids
- Treatment of Precocious puberty (premature puberty)
Benefits Of Eligard Depot 45mg Injection
In Treatment of Prostate cancer
In Treatment of Endometriosis
In Treatment of Uterine fibroids
In Treatment of Precocious puberty (premature puberty)
Side Effects Of Eligard Depot 45mg Injection
Common side effects of Eligard
- Decreased libido
- Testicular atrophy
- Increased sweating
- Muscle weakness
- Erectile dysfunction
- Bone pain
- Injection site reaction
- Hot flashes
How To Use Eligard Depot 45mg Injection
How Eligard Depot 45mg Injection Works
Do not drive or operate machinery if you experience drowsiness, dizziness or visual disturbances whilst being treated with Eligard Depot 45mg Injection.