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How effective is Lupron for Prostate cancer?





Summary: 13 Lupron users have rated its effectiveness for Prostate cancer.

Overall ratings: 4.1/5
Long term ratings: 3.9/5

This is a review of how effective Lupron (leuprolide acetate) is for Prostate cancer and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

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What is Lupron

Lupron has active ingredients of leuprolide acetate. It is often used in endometriosis. (view latest outcomes from 10,940 users)

Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer can be treated by Flomax, Casodex, Avodart, Zoladex, Lupron, Finasteride. (latest reports from Prostate Cancer 21,859 patients)

On Dec, 20, 2014: 13 people are studied for taking Lupron in Prostate cancer




Lupron effectiveness for Prostate cancer


Long term Lupron effectiveness for Prostate cancer

Lupron effectiveness for Prostate cancer (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall01255
Long term
(1+ years)
01253

Age of people who take Lupron for Prostate cancer * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Prostate cancer0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.69%0.00%92.31%

Who find Lupron more effective for Prostate cancer?

Age of people who find Lupron more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Prostate cancer0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%0.00%90.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Your experience with eligard
    I started out with Firmagon in April 2013. They decided that I could be alergic to it after my belly swelled up and turned red. Switched to Eligard January 2014. The eligard causes more unwanted symptoms than the Firmagon.

    I would like to just stop taking this drug even though it has reduced my PSA to under 1 and the testosterone is where they like to see it. I am doing a number of natural things involving the diet. Many people believe that this can work to bring about a remission. Of course, while I am taking the drug to lower these markers, I can not know what the natural protocols are doing with the cancer. The only way to know this is to go off the medication intermitantly or for good.

    If anyone has been in this situation and stopped the HDT, I would like to hear your experience.

    Thanks,

    Rich
  • I have been diagnosed with prostate cancer (1 answer)
    already on enbrel, doing well do not want to stop, but diagnosed with prostate ca. Should I stop
  • I am a 38 yr old who was treated for endometriosis with 6 mos. of lupron. my body hasn't been the same since, 5 years later. is there a link between lupron & thyroid disfunction & infertility? (1 answer)
    I was healthy and active before going on Lupron (against my better judgement). During the time I was on it I experienced hot flashes, night sweats, waking up to got to bathroom, frequent urination, flaking of scalp skin, loss of hair, weight gain, and a foot injury that came out of nowhere. It's been 5 years since I've been on it and my symptoms have continued. I am now married and have been trying to get pregnant for 9 months without luck. We are being tested and the first results came back from blood work stating I have subclinical hypothyroidism and my FSH levels are at 15 (they should be no higher than 9ish for my age - 19 is post menopause). My periods which had always been regular, now occur anywhere from 3 to 5 weeks apart and the flow is different. My joints are in constant pain regardless of injections and therapy without any sustained injury and in the last 2 1/2 years I have shrunk 3/4"! I know there have been others who have experienced similar issues after using this drug. Have there been any direct links to it and thyroid or pituitary gland malfunctions - permanently? I have also heard there was/is/or is going to be a law suit against this drug. Any info or direction would be most helpful! Thanks!
  • Is finasteride compatible with tamulosin?
    are these 2 meds compatible?I have been prescribed both and would like to know if they work together. Also is it normal to urinate 6+ times per night even after radiation therapy and hormonal treatment,(zoladex&casadex)?
  • Can azilect and diazepam be taken together
    We need to know if taking diazepam will help him sleep. He wakes up every couple hours , hes exhausted and becomes hard to deal with and mean. He sometimes says weird off the wall things. Gets mean and unmanageable at times. Needs more sleep

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