Prostate Cancer Home > Eligard 2 Months

Eligard® (leuprolide acetate) is a type of hormone therapy used in the treatment of prostate cancer. It is a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist, a type of drug also sometimes called a luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LH-RH) agonist.
 
When receiving treatment with Eligard, the drug is injected just under the skin every 1, 3, 4, or 6 months. Receiving Eligard every 2 months is not an option. You can give yourself the shots; however, most men receive them at a healthcare provider's office.
 
(Click Eligard Dosage to learn more about the factors that affect how often you will receive this drug and important tips that ensure your safety and the medication's effectiveness.)
 
Written by/reviewed by:
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
Last updated/reviewed:
List of references (click here):
Advertisement
Topics & Medications

Quicklinks

Related Channels

eMedTV Links
Copyright © 2006-2019 Clinaero, Inc.

eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.

This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information:
verify here.