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 13,696 people who have side effects while taking Lupron depot from FDA and social media. Among them, 424 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 endometriosis. (latest outcomes from Lupron depot 15,630 users)

Death

Death has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, diarrhea, drowsiness, insomnia (latest reports from 332,059 Death patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

13,696 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron Depot.
Among them, 424 people (3.1%) have Death


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lupron depot cause Death?

Time on Lupron Depot when people have Death *:

  • < 1 month: 10.47 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.04 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 23.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 24.61 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.42 %
  • 10+ years: 1.05 %

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

  • female: 7.28 %
  • male: 92.72 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.42 %
  • 10-19: 0.85 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.12 %
  • 40-49: 2.54 %
  • 50-59: 1.69 %
  • 60+: 92.37 %

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 (358 people, 84.43%)
  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (8 people, 1.89%)
  • Uterine Leiomyoma (7 people, 1.65%)
  • Hypertension (7 people, 1.65%)
  • Endometriosis (6 people, 1.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Casodex (12 people, 2.83%)
  • Vitamin D (11 people, 2.59%)
  • Metoprolol (11 people, 2.59%)
  • Prednisone. (10 people, 2.36%)
  • Amlodipine (10 people, 2.36%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (8 people, 1.89%)
  • Asthenia (8 people, 1.89%)
  • Fatigue (7 people, 1.65%)
  • Decreased Appetite (7 people, 1.65%)
  • Fall (6 people, 1.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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