Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection

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Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection Information

Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection is a prescription medicine that is available as a Injection. It is typically used for the treatment of Prostate Cancer, Endometriosis. Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The right dosage of Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Common side effects of Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection include Swelling. While these are the most often observed Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection is Severe for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. Warnings related to Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Some other conditions that can be affected by Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug interactions for Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to the above precautions for Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection Benefits & Uses

Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult(Male)
  • Disease: Prostate Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice
Adult(Female)
  • Disease: Endometriosis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 3.75 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice, given monthly
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Precocious Puberty
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 15 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice, given monthly, Children > 37.5 kg
Geriatric
  • Disease: Prostate Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice

Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Eligard. If you are pregnant, do not take Eligard without a doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Eligard. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection on the Kidneys?


    There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Eligard. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection on the Liver?


    In the absence of any scientific study on the side effects of Eligard on the liver, information on safety of Eligard for liver is unavailable.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection on the Heart?


    You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Eligard. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, and do as he/she suggests.

    Moderate


Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection

  • Is this Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    After taking Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    There is no benefit of taking Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection for mental disorders.

    No

Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection


    It is safe to take Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection


    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Eligard Depot 22.5 Injection as it can have severe side effects.

    Severe


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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