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From: Linda Iroff
Date: 2001-08-24 08:10:00 UTC
Subject: lupron dosage--where the heck does that decimal point go

I wrote:
>> Lupron Depot 4 month 200 mg $ 60
> This is a very low dose, equivalent to only 50 mg/month. The
> lowest I've seen recommended is 100 mg/month, and as high
> as 500 mg/month.

And Mike wrote:
> 200 milligrams is a MASSIVE dose! We're using 1 milligram of the four-
> month Lupron. Ya'll are probably really thinking of mcg
> (micrograms). Dr. Weiss recommends 2000mcg (2mg) of the four-month
> Lupron.

Mike of course has the correct units. I'll blame my boo-boo on my ferrets.
Yeah, that's right, they were distracting me!

Linda Iroff
Oberlin OH