Common questions

What is Enantone drug used for?


What is Enantone drug used for?

Enantone is a gonadotropin-releasing hormone analog and is considered to be the most effective medical therapy for correction of anemia, reduction of fibroid size, and control of excessive menstrual bleeding.

How do you use Enantone?

Enantone 1-Month DPS 3.75 mg Endometriosis Adult 3.75 mg SC once every 4 wk. Patients w/ heavy wt or those w/ markedly enlarged uterus Administer 3.75 mg. Initiate administration on 1st-5th day after the start of the menstrual period. Prostate cancer & premenopausal breast cancer Adult 3.75 mg SC once every 4 wk.

How long has Lupron been used?

Lupron injection was approved by the FDA for treatment of advanced prostate cancer on April 9, 1985. Lupron depot for monthly intramuscular injection was approved by the FDA for palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer on January 26, 1989.

What is GnRH injection?

Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analogue injections are used for the management of. numerous gynaecological conditions including: • Endometriosis. • Uterine fibroids. • Adenomyosis.

What is Leuprorelin acetate injection used for?

Leuprorelin is a hormonal therapy drug used to treat breast cancer in women and prostate cancer. It can be given alone or with other types of treatment.

Can I stop taking Lupron?

If Lupron treatment is stopped, testosterone levels can rise and your cancer may worsen. Do not discontinue Lupron Depot unless your doctor tells you to stop treatment.

Is there a substitute for Lupron?

While Orgovyx offers an oral alternative to Lupron injection and has some potential therapeutic benefits some doctors have expressed concerns about compliance and convenience between the requirement to take a pill daily compared to an injection every 3-4 months.

What hormones does Lupron affect?

Lupron acts by suppressing the pituitary hormones (FSH or Follicle Stimulating Hormone and LH or Luteinizing Hormone) which are responsible for stimulating the ovaries to produce estrogen and other hormones.

Where do you inject GnRH?

Prostap is administered via the intramuscular or subcutaneous route. Due to drug volume we generally give the injection in the buttock as this tends to be the largest muscle. Zoladex is only given via the subcutaneous route (top layer of fatty tissue) of the abdomen.

What’s the difference between enantone 7 and GnRH?

Enantone 7. Leuprolide Leuprolide acetate is a synthetic nonapeptide analog of naturally occurring gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH or LH-RH). The analog possesses greater potency than the natural hormone.

What does enantone do to the human body?

A potent synthetic long-acting agonist of GONADOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE that regulates the synthesis and release of pituitary gonadotropins, LUTEINIZING HORMONE and FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE.

Where can I find leuprorelin acetate in enantone?

Leuprorelin acetate (a derivative of Leuprorelin) is reported as an ingredient of Enantone in the following countries: China. Germany. Italy. Kuwait.