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Eligard® (leuprolide acetate) is a treatment option used for advanced prostate cancer, which is the term for disease that has spread beyond the prostate. The medication is given as an injection every one, three, four, or six months, depending on the strength prescribed. Most men tolerate it well; however, side effects can include injection site reactions, hot flashes, and fatigue.
 
(Click Eligard to learn more, including how this medicine works, what to discuss with the healthcare provider prescribing it, and what to do if you miss a dose. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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