Review: could Lupron Depot cause Death?


Summary

Death is found among people who take Lupron Depot, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Casodex, and have Prostate cancer . We study 8,343 people who have side effects while taking Lupron depot from FDA and social media. Among them, 263 have Death. Find out below who they are, when they have Death and more.

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Lupron Depot

Lupron depot has active ingredients of leuprolide acetate. It is often used in prostate cancer. (latest outcomes from Lupron depot 9,938 users)

Death

Death has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, itching, drowsiness, insomnia, malaise (latest reports from 238,485 Death patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

8,343 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron Depot.
Among them, 263 people (3.15%) have Death


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lupron depot cause Death?

Time on Lupron Depot when people have Death *:

  • < 1 month: 10.16 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.31 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 21.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 26.56 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.94 %
  • 10+ years: 1.56 %

Gender of people who have Death when taking Lupron Depot *:

  • female: 9.41 %
  • male: 90.59 %

Age of people who have Death when taking Lupron Depot *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.67 %
  • 10-19: 1.33 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.0 %
  • 40-49: 3.33 %
  • 50-59: 1.33 %
  • 60+: 91.33 %

How people recovered from Death **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prostate Cancer (219 people)
  • Uterine Leiomyoma (7 people)
  • Hypertension (5 people)
  • Endometriosis (5 people)
  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (7 people)
  • Casodex (7 people)
  • Prednisone (5 people)
  • Aspirin (5 people)
  • Asaphen (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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