NDC 62935-461 Eligard
Leuprolide Acetate Injection, Suspension, Extended Release Subcutaneous
NDC Code 62935-461-50
Package Description: 1 SYRINGE in 1 CARTON / .375 mL in 1 SYRINGE
What is NDC 62935-461?
The NDC code 62935-461 is assigned by the FDA to the product Eligard which is a human prescription drug product labeled by Tolmar Inc.. The generic name of Eligard is leuprolide acetate. The product's dosage form is injection, suspension, extended release and is administered via subcutaneous form. The product is distributed in a single package with assigned NDC code 62935-461-50 1 syringe in 1 carton / .375 ml in 1 syringe. This page includes all the important details about this product, including active and inactive ingredients, pharmagologic classes, product uses and characteristics, UNII information and RxNorm crosswalk.
What are the uses for Eligard?
Leuprolide is used to treat advanced prostate cancer in men. It is not a cure. Most types of prostate cancer need the male hormone testosterone to grow and spread. Leuprolide works by reducing the amount of testosterone that the body makes. This helps slow or stop the growth of cancer cells and helps relieve symptoms such as painful/difficult urination. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of treatment.
What are Eligard Active Ingredients?
An active ingredient is the substance responsible for the medicinal effects of a product specified by the substance's molecular structure or if the molecular structure is not known, defined by an unambiguous definition that identifies the substance. Each active ingredient name is the preferred term of the UNII code submitted.
- LEUPROLIDE ACETATE 45 mg/.375mL - A potent synthetic long-acting agonist of GONADOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE that regulates the synthesis and release of pituitary gonadotropins, LUTEINIZING HORMONE and FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE.
Which are Eligard UNII Codes?
The UNII codes for the active ingredients in this product are:
- LEUPROLIDE ACETATE (UNII: 37JNS02E7V)
- LEUPROLIDE (UNII: EFY6W0M8TG) (Active Moiety)
What is the NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk for Eligard?
RxNorm is a normalized naming system for generic and branded drugs that assigns unique concept identifier(s) known as RxCUIs to NDC products.The NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk for this produdct indicates multiple concept unique identifiers (RXCUIs) are associated with this product:
- RxCUI: 752884 - leuprolide acetate 45 MG in 0.375 ML (6 month) Prefilled Syringe
- RxCUI: 752884 - 0.375 ML leuprolide acetate 120 MG/ML Prefilled Syringe
- RxCUI: 752884 - leuprolide acetate 45 MG per 0.375 ML (6 month) Prefilled Syringe
- RxCUI: 752884 - leuprolide acetate 45 MG per 0.375 ML Prefilled Syringe
- RxCUI: 825325 - Eligard 45 MG in 0.375 ML (6 month) Prefilled Syringe
Which are Eligard Inactive Ingredients UNII Codes?
The inactive ingredients are all the component of a medicinal product OTHER than the active ingredient(s). The acronym "UNII" stands for “Unique Ingredient Identifier” and is used to identify each inactive ingredient present in a product. The UNII codes for the inactive ingredients in this product are:
- METHYL PYRROLIDONE (UNII: JR9CE63FPM)
- POLY(DL-LACTIC-CO-GLYCOLIC ACID), (85:15; 23000 MW) (UNII: 93PPD1S477)
Which are the Pharmacologic Classes for Eligard?
A pharmacologic class is a group of drugs that share the same scientifically documented properties. The following is a list of the reported pharmacologic class(es) corresponding to the active ingredients of this product.
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