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How effective is Lupron for Prostate cancer?

Summary: 14 Lupron users have rated its effectiveness for Prostate cancer.

Overall ratings: 3.9/5
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. (latest outcomes from 10,944 Lupron users)

Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer can be treated by Flomax, Casodex, Avodart, Zoladex, Lupron, Lupron Depot. (latest reports from 21,860 Prostate Cancer patients)

On Jan, 31, 2015: 14 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
Overall02255
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%7.14%0.00%92.86%

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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  • Put mango into nutribullet mix for 1st time. 2 hours later had chest tightness. thought it was a heart attack. afraid to try mango again !
    Hello. Purchased a nutribullet. Yesterday I made my 1st drink with the fruit mango and some mango peel. Approx an hour later I thought I was having a heart attack. Lasted for 15 minutes. Second attack soon after. I simply layed on my stomach and rested. Feeling better later in day and much better today. Have a good life!
  • 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)?

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  • Positive interaction of casodex and saw palmetto
    July 2011: biopsy Gleason 7 for 2 of 24 (large number in Japan, done in a surgical room). Lupron + casodex (1 mont injection). PSA slowly declined. Minimal side effects, except for being horny for the first 10 days. Next was 3 months, side effects of severe night sweats and flush, but manageable. PSA below 1. Continued for 3 months, but severe sensitivity in breasts and other side effects made life so miserable, I stopped Lupron, but continued Casodex for a few more weeks. Found a British study that showed on/off treatment was maybe even better than continuous Lupron/Caodex. PSA 0.05 when stopped. Rose to 3.9 over the next nine months. MRI showed reduced prostate size and no lumps, but went back to Casodex for a few months. PSA below 1, so stopped again for a
    few months. Repeating cycle. Taking Doctor's Best Prostate Formula (with my doctor's nod (no harm, waste of money). But I found urination became easier.
    Now take saw palmetto in the morning and Doctor's Best at night. Even better results, no sweats, no hot flashes, but very surprising happy side effect, which has cheered my wife very much (and me, too). Much, much better than the time I tried Viagra and others after the biopsy, and at 2 cents a pill vs $20, a real deal. Good luck to all.
    more, bu
  • Lupron for prostate cancer and the efects on tia
    got a shot on friday had a tia that night....my best buddy had done the same thing and didn't wake up the next morning (4 months ago )he had a stroke i am scared to take this anymore..

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