Review: could Lupron Depot cause Ovarian Cysts?


Ovarian cysts is found among people who take Lupron Depot, especially for people who are 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Singulair, and have Endometriosis . We study 14,005 people who have side effects while taking Lupron depot from FDA and social media. Among them, 132 have Ovarian cysts. Find out below who they are, when they have Ovarian cysts 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 16,134 users)

Ovarian Cysts

Ovarian cysts (fluid filled sacs of the ovary) has been reported by people with birth control, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 9,727 Ovarian cysts patients).

On Oct, 22, 2016

14,005 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron Depot.
Among them, 132 people (0.94%) have Ovarian Cysts

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lupron depot cause Ovarian cysts?

Time on Lupron Depot when people have Ovarian Cysts *:

  • < 1 month: 46.51 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.56 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.95 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.65 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Ovarian Cysts when taking Lupron Depot *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 6.67 %
  • 20-29: 36.67 %
  • 30-39: 45.56 %
  • 40-49: 10.0 %
  • 50-59: 1.11 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Endometriosis (112 people, 84.85%)
  • Vaginal Haemorrhage (10 people, 7.58%)
  • Hypersensitivity (9 people, 6.82%)
  • Depression (9 people, 6.82%)
  • Asthma (9 people, 6.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zyrtec (10 people, 7.58%)
  • Singulair (10 people, 7.58%)
  • Unknown Pain Medication (8 people, 6.06%)
  • Orthtricyclene (8 people, 6.06%)
  • Norethindrone Acetate. (8 people, 6.06%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hot Flush (47 people, 35.61%)
  • Endometriosis (43 people, 32.58%)
  • Abdominal Pain (32 people, 24.24%)
  • Nausea (26 people, 19.70%)
  • Pain (25 people, 18.94%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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