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How do you mix Lupron Depot?

How do you mix Lupron Depot?

Mix the microspheres (powder) thoroughly by gently shaking the syringe until the powder forms a uniform suspension. The suspension will appear milky. If the powder adheres to the stopper or caking/clumping is present, tap the syringe with your finger to disperse.

How do you dilute Lupron?

Take a your 3 cc syringe syringe containing your medication with Q-Cap, attach Q-cap onto second vial of Menopur and inject all medication to dilute second vial from power into liquid. (Now you have mixed all 3 of your medications together to give yourself a single injection). Remove the Q-Cap by twisting it off.

How do you administer Lupron IM?

After cleaning the injection site with an alcohol swab, administer the intramuscular injection by inserting the needle at a 90 degree angle into the gluteal area, anterior thigh, or deltoid; injection sites should be alternated (see Figure 5).

What ingredients are in Lupron?

LUPRON DEPOT-PED 11.25 mg or 30 mg for 3-month administration: Active Ingredients: leuprolide acetate for depot suspension Inactive Ingredients: polylactic acid, D-mannitol, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, polysorbate 80, water for injection, USP, and glacial acetic acid, USP to control pH.

Where should Lupron be injected?

Lupron® is injected subcutaneously—or into the fatty tissue under your skin. The primary sites for injection are your abdomen—2 inches on either side of the navel—and your upper, outer-thigh where the skin is loose.

How fast does Lupron injection 3.75 take to work?

How long does it take to work? Lupron Depot begins working right away in your body. However, it usually takes about 2 to 4 weeks to see the full effects of the treatment (such as symptom relief) because your body goes through monthly cycles to produce hormones.

Does Lupron trigger affect egg quality?

Lupron will not trigger egg maturation if used earlier since it would prevent the artificially timed production of a LH surge, which is required for the eggs to mature. Hence, Lupron can effectively trigger maturation only if the antagonist is used earlier during the IVF stimulation.

Does Lupron make you angry?

unusual changes in mood or behavior (crying spells, anger, feeling irritable); sudden chest pain or discomfort, wheezing, dry cough or hack; painful or difficult urination; or. high blood sugar–increased thirst, increased urination, hunger, dry mouth, fruity breath odor.

What is the concentration of Lupron Depot 3.75 mg?

A single dose of LUPRON DEPOT 3.75 mg was administered by intramuscular injection to healthy female volunteers. The absorption of leuprolide was characterized by an initial increase in plasma concentration, with peak concentration ranging from 4.6 to 10.2 ng/mL at four hours postdosing.

Are there any adverse reactions to Lupron Depot?

not present Table 2. Adverse Reactions Reported in ≥ Table 2. Adverse Reactions Reported in ≥ LUPRON DEPOT 22.5 mg for 3-Month Adminis LUPRON DEPOT 22.5 mg for 3-Month Adminis Body System/Reaction N=94 (%) Body As A Whole Asthenia 7 (7.4)

How much Leuprolide Acetate is in Lupron Injection?

LUPRON INJECTION is a sterile, aqueous solution intended for subcutaneous injection. It is available in a 2.8 mL multiple-dose vial containing leuprolide acetate (5 mg/mL), sodium chloride, USP (6.3 mg/mL) for tonicity adjustment, benzyl alcohol, NF as a preservative (9 mg/mL), and water for injection, USP.

What kind of syringe do you use for Lupron Depot?

LUPRON DEPOT is available in a prefilled dual-chamber syringe containing sterile lyophilized microspheres which, when mixed with diluent, become a suspension intended as a monthly intramuscular injection. The front chamber of LUPRON DEPOT 3.75 mg prefilled dual-chamber syringe contains leuprolide acetate