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Leuprolide (Lupron) Two Week Kit

Due to this product’s availability from multiple manufacturers, the medication you receive may have a different appearance than what is shown in this video.  Please verify the drug name is the same and continue with the instructions as follows.

This video demonstrates the appropriate mixing of the leuprolide two week kit. However, the injection site in the video may not be your doctor’s preferred injection site.  Always seek your doctor’s or nurses’ guidance regarding where on your body you should administer your injection.

Storage/Handling

Store in the original carton at room temperature between 59°F and 77°F (15°C and 25°C). Refrigerate after first use at a temperature of 36°F to 46°F (2°C to 8°C) after opening for up to 30 days. Protect from light.

Common Side Effects/Comments

Common side effects include local discomfort, bruising and soreness at the injection site; ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) (excessive fluid retention and severe abdominal discomfort), vaginal bleeding, pelvic pain, breast tenderness, hot flashes, vaginal dryness, constipation, headache, weakness, and dizziness. There is potential for serious pulmonary conditions and thromboembolic events (difficulty breathing or chest tightness).

Contact the Physician Immediately

If the patient experiences an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing, closing of the throat, swelling of the lips, tongue or face, or hives); difficulty urinating, bone pain, numbness, tingling or weakness in the legs or arms. If the patient experiences symptoms of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) (excessive fluid retention and severe abdominal discomfort) or symptoms of pulmonary conditions and thromboembolic events (difficulty breathing or chest tightness).

Missed Dose

If on the same day, you may usually inject dose as soon as you remember, however, contact your physician immediately for instructions. Do not double the dose on your own. Speak to your physician.