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1/3/2020

Leuprolide Acetate Long-Acting Suspension for Intramuscular Injection

Reason for the Shortage

    • Abbvie states Lupron Depot was on shortage due to a routine manufacturing compliance review.
    • Lupron Depot-Ped products are not included in this posting.

Available Products

    • Lupron Depot intramuscular powder for suspension for injection, AbbVie, 11.25 mg (3 month), single dose administration kit, dual chamber prefilled syringe, 1 count, NDC 00074-3663-03
    • Lupron Depot intramuscular powder for suspension for injection, AbbVie, 3.75 mg (1 month), single dose administration kit, dual chamber prefilled syringe, 1 count, NDC 00074-3641-03
    • Lupron Depot intramuscular powder for suspension for injection, AbbVie, 22.5 mg (3 month), single dose administration kit, dual chamber prefilled syringe, 1 count, NDC 00074-3346-03
    • Lupron Depot intramuscular powder for suspension for injection, AbbVie, 30 mg (4 month), single dose administration kit, dual chamber prefilled syringe, 1 count, NDC 00074-3683-03
    • Lupron Depot intramuscular powder for suspension for injection, AbbVie, 45 mg (6 month), single dose administration kit, dual chamber prefilled syringe, 1 count, NDC 00074-3473-03
    • Lupron Depot intramuscular powder for suspension for injection, AbbVie, 7.5 mg (1 month), single dose administration kit, dual chamber prefilled syringe, 1 count, NDC 00074-3642-03

Implications for Patient Care

    • Lupron Depot 3.75 mg and 11.25 mg prefilled syringe kits are labeled for the management of endometriosis and for anemia, in combination with iron therapy, prior to uterine fibroid surgery.[1]
    • Lupron Depot 7.5 mg, 22.5 mg, 30 mg, and 45 mg prefilled syringe kits are labeled for the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer.[1]

References

    1. Leuprolide. Lexi-Drugs Online. Hudson, OH: Lexi-Comp, Inc. 2019.

Updated

Updated January 3, 2020 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created December 5, 2019 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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