Treating with LUPRON DEPOT-PED
LUPRON DEPOT-PED is the #1 prescribed treatment for CPP1
Since 1993 doctors have prescribed LUPRON DEPOT-PED more than any other CPP treatment.* It
was the first depot injection available to treat CPP and is the first and only depot injection product to offer
multiple dosing options to treat CPP.
Safety Considerations: LUPRON DEPOT-PED should not be used in girls who are or may become pregnant. If
she becomes pregnant while taking the drug, your doctor should explain the potential of risk to the fetus.
LUPRON DEPOT-PED should also not be used in children who are allergic to
LUPRON DEPOT-PED or any of its ingredients.
Routine dosing: customizing the length of therapy and monitoring regularly2
Every child’s needs are unique. Since LUPRON DEPOT-PED is given on a routine basis
(either monthly or every 3 months), your
pediatric endocrinologistPediatric endocrinologist: a doctor who specializes in the treatment of hormone-related conditions in children
can customize a treatment plan based on a specific number of months. And regular visits allow
the pediatric endocrinologist to monitor your child’s progress and adjust the dosage if needed.
Your pediatric endocrinologist will most likely want to monitor your child’s response to treatment 1–2
months (for monthly dosing) or 2–3 months (for 3-month dosing) after starting therapy to assess the
hormonal response. The doctor will also most likely want to measure your child’s bone age every 6–12 months.
Your pediatric endocrinologist will discontinue LUPRON DEPOT-PED treatment when your child is at an appropriate age to resume puberty.
LUPRON DEPOT-PED offers a range of dosing options for customized treatment2
LUPRON DEPOT-PED is a treatment for CPP that offers multiple dosing options
to help your child’s physician customize treatment for your child. With a number of dosing options
to choose from, your doctor can make sure your child gets the right dosage. And with ongoing
monitoring, your doctor has the flexibility to choose a different dose if needed.
Your child’s pediatric endocrinologist will individualize the LUPRON DEPOT-PED dose for your child.
If hormone and clinical suppression are not achieved with the starting dose, the doctor may need
to adjust the dosage level. The dose may also need to be adjusted as your child’s body weight changes.
Together, the ability to:
- monitor your child on a regular basis
- treat your child in terms of months and
- choose from a number of dosing options
helps your doctor create a customized treatment plan that’s right for your child’s individual needs—the
right amount of medicine for the right number of months.
Safety Considerations: After injection, some pain and irritation is expected; however if more severe
symptoms occur, the physician should be contacted. The most common side effects with LUPRON DEPOT-PED and similar drugs
are pain; acne; injection site reactions, including pain, swelling, and abscess; rash, including a painful rash with fever,
blisters/sores, and facial swelling; vaginitis/vaginal bleeding/vaginal discharge; increased weight; altered mood; general
pain; headache; fluctuating emotions; and hot flushes/sweating.