Review: could Lupron Depot cause Diabetes Mellitus?


Summary

Diabetes mellitus is found among people who take Lupron Depot, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Lipitor, and have Prostate cancer . We study 8,343 people who have side effects while taking Lupron depot from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Diabetes mellitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes mellitus 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 9,288 users)

Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, death, drug ineffective, cardiac failure congestive, stroke (latest reports from 141,088 Diabetes mellitus patients).

On Aug, 20, 2016

8,343 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron Depot.
Among them, 21 people (0.25%) have Diabetes Mellitus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lupron depot cause Diabetes mellitus?

Time on Lupron Depot when people have Diabetes Mellitus *:

  • < 1 month: 10 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 40 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diabetes Mellitus when taking Lupron Depot *:

  • female: 19.05 %
  • male: 80.95 %

Age of people who have Diabetes Mellitus when taking Lupron Depot *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 15.38 %
  • 50-59: 23.08 %
  • 60+: 61.54 %

Severity if Diabetes Mellitus when taking Lupron Depot **:

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

How people recovered from Diabetes Mellitus **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prostate Cancer (16 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people)
  • Endometriosis (2 people)
  • Uterine Leiomyoma (1 person)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (6 people)
  • Asaphen (5 people)
  • Riva-Senna (4 people)
  • Oxazepam (4 people)
  • Apo-Verap (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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