Prostate Cancer Home > Generic Lupron Depot
The earliest that a generic version of Lupron Depot (leuprolide acetate depot) could become available is probably in May 2014, provided that no other patents or lawsuits are outstanding at that time. Contrary to popular belief, leuprolide acetate depot is the active ingredient in Lupron Depot -- often called the "generic name." This is not the same thing as a "generic version."
Can I Buy Generic Lupron Depot?Lupron Depot® (leuprolide acetate depot) is a long-acting injectable prescription medication used to treat:
- Advanced prostate cancer symptoms
- Endometriosis (a condition in which tissue normally found in the uterus grow in other areas of the body)
- Uterine fibroids (noncancerous growths in the uterus)
- Central precocious puberty (puberty that occurs too early) in children.