Leuprolide acetate side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Leuprolide acetate side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Leuprolide acetate. The review is based on 3,939 who side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Leuprolide Acetate

Leuprolide acetate has active ingredients of leuprolide acetate. (latest outcomes from Leuprolide acetate 3,963 users)

On Mar, 18, 2017

3,939 people who take Leuprolide Acetate are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Leuprolide acetate side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • prostate cancer
  • interstitial lung disease
  • pyrexia
  • cardiac failure
  • liver disorder
  • pneumonia
  • sudden death
  • rash
  • thrombosis
  • vomiting
1 - 6 months:
  • prostate cancer
  • pyrexia
  • cardiac failure
  • interstitial lung disease
  • cardiac disorder
  • death
  • gastric cancer
  • lung neoplasm malignant
  • myocardial infarction
  • prostate cancer stage iv
6 - 12 months:
  • prostate cancer
  • death
  • pneumonia
  • respiratory failure
  • lung neoplasm malignant
  • prostate cancer stage iv
  • renal failure chronic
  • white blood cell count increased
  • aortic aneurysm rupture
  • cardiac failure
1 - 2 years:
  • prostate cancer
  • pneumonia
  • prostate cancer stage iv
  • death
  • interstitial lung disease
  • cardiac failure
  • lung neoplasm malignant
  • prostatic specific antigen increased
  • dementia
  • myocardial infarction
2 - 5 years:
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • interstitial lung disease
  • slipped femoral epiphysis
  • syncope
  • vomiting
  • lymphoedema
  • malignant neoplasm of renal pelvis
  • myelodysplastic syndrome
  • renal impairment
  • urinary tract obstruction
5 - 10 years:
  • metastases to bone
  • pain
  • sepsis
  • swelling
  • bone marrow toxicity
  • osteonecrosis
  • purulent discharge
  • interstitial lung disease
  • aplastic anaemia
  • cardiac failure
10+ years:
  • epiphysiolysis
  • fracture
  • injury
  • nephrotic syndrome
  • pneumothorax
  • venous thrombosis limb
not specified:
  • interstitial lung disease
  • death
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia
  • prostatic specific antigen increased
  • weight increased
  • cerebral infarction
  • myocardial infarction
  • hepatic function abnormal

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • pyrexia
  • weight increased
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • myocardial infarction
  • abdominal pain
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • hot flush
  • weight decreased
  • interstitial lung disease
male:
  • prostate cancer
  • interstitial lung disease
  • death
  • pneumonia
  • cardiac failure
  • prostatic specific antigen increased
  • pyrexia
  • myocardial infarction
  • prostate cancer stage iv
  • anaemia

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • injection site induration
  • bradycardia
  • hypotension
  • liver disorder
  • mood swings
  • respiratory arrest
  • spleen disorder
2-9:
  • pyrexia
  • epiphysiolysis
  • suicide attempt
  • vaccination site swelling
  • vaginal discharge
  • educational problem
  • fibrous dysplasia of bone
  • haematoma
  • hyponatraemia
  • injection site abscess
10-19:
  • pyrexia
  • slipped femoral epiphysis
  • epiphysiolysis
  • vomiting
  • aggression
  • autoimmune thyroiditis
  • osteochondrosis
  • skin ulcer
  • tibia fracture
  • weight decreased
20-29:
  • abdominal pain
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • vision blurred
  • abscess
  • congenital genitourinary abnormality
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • hypopituitarism
  • nausea
  • pelvic pain
30-39:
  • ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • vomiting
  • alopecia
  • hot flush
  • myocardial infarction
  • ovarian cyst ruptured
40-49:
  • interstitial lung disease
  • pain
  • visual acuity reduced
  • breast cancer
  • drug effect decreased
  • menstrual disorder
  • weight increased
  • headache
  • hyperhidrosis
  • intracranial pressure increased
50-59:
  • anhedonia
  • varicose vein
  • liver disorder
  • purulent discharge
  • pyrexia
  • subarachnoid haemorrhage
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • back pain
  • cardiac failure
  • stomach discomfort
60+:
  • prostate cancer
  • interstitial lung disease
  • pneumonia
  • death
  • cardiac failure
  • prostatic specific antigen increased
  • anaemia
  • prostate cancer stage iv
  • myocardial infarction
  • cerebral infarction

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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