Example orders for Leuprolide (Lupron) in prostate cancer
Remember that example order sets that may contain additional information about supportive medications, suggestions for monitoring, hydration, and pre-treatment screening information for chemotherapy regimens are purely anecdotal, provided only as examples of what some other providers may be using, and are typically not based on references in the primary literature.
Published regimens and references can be found on the prostate cancer page.
Example order set #1 (once every 4 weeks)
- Leuprolide (Lupron) 1-month depot 7.5 mg IM once every 4 weeks
Example order set #2 (once every 12 weeks)
- Leuprolide (Lupron) 3-month depot 22.5 mg IM once every 12 weeks
Example order set #3 (once every 16 weeks)
- Leuprolide (Lupron) 4-month depot 30 mg IM once every 16 weeks