Review: could Lupron Depot cause Benign Intracranial Hypertension?


Summary

Benign intracranial hypertension is found among people who take Lupron Depot, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ergocalciferol, and have Endometriosis . We study 13,695 people who have side effects while taking Lupron depot from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Benign intracranial hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Benign intracranial hypertension and more.

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Lupron Depot

Lupron depot has active ingredients of leuprolide acetate. It is often used in endometriosis. (latest outcomes from Lupron depot 15,630 users)

Benign Intracranial Hypertension

Benign intracranial hypertension (benign intracranial hypertension (bih) is a headache syndrome) has been reported by people with migraine, abdominal pain, diarrhea, pseudotumor cerebri, fatigue (latest reports from 2,293 Benign intracranial hypertension patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

13,695 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron Depot.
Among them, 8 people (0.06%) have Benign Intracranial Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lupron depot cause Benign intracranial hypertension?

Time on Lupron Depot when people have Benign Intracranial Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 80 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Benign Intracranial Hypertension when taking Lupron Depot *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Benign Intracranial Hypertension when taking Lupron Depot *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 28.57 %
  • 30-39: 57.14 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Benign Intracranial Hypertension when taking Lupron Depot **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

How people recovered from Benign Intracranial Hypertension **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Endometriosis (5 people, 62.50%)
  • Vitamin Supplementation (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Pelvic Pain (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Migraine (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Assisted Fertilisation (1 person, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • One-A-Day Women's (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Montelukast (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Iron Supplements (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Ergocalciferol (1 person, 12.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Visual Impairment (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Visual Field Defect (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Drug Ineffective (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Blood Creatinine Increased (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Blindness Nec (1 person, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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