leuprolide

Ligand id: 1175

Name: leuprolide

Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
No information available.
Summary of Clinical Use
Used in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer, uterine fibroids and endometriosis, and may also be used to treat precocious puberty.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
Leuprolide is a synthetic GnRH receptor agonist. Sustained activation by GnRH agonists leads to down-regulation of receptor activity, decreased gonadotrophin secretion and reduced steroidogenesis.
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