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Drug nameLeuprolide
DescriptionSynthetic 9 residue peptide analog of gonadotropin releasing hormone.
DrugBankPrimary Accession Number: DB00007
DINNot available
TypeApproved, Biotech, Investigational
IndicationFor treatment of prostate cancer, endometriosis, uterine fibroids and premature puberty
Mechanism of ActionLeuprolide binds to the gonadotropin releasing hormone receptor and acts as a potent inhibitor of gonadotropin secretion.
AbsorptionNot available
ToxicityNot available
Protein Binding46%