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What Is Leuprolide Acetate Depot Used For?

Can Older Adults Use It?

Some forms of leuprolide acetate depot have been studied in older adults and are prescribed in the treatment of prostate cancer. This medication is expected to be as safe and effective in older adults as it is in younger age groups.

Off-Label Uses for Leuprolide Acetate Depot

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this product for something other than the conditions discussed in this article. This is known as an "off-label" use. Possible off-label uses of leuprolide acetate depot include relieving symptoms of breast cancer and ovarian cancer.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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