Lupron depot and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain 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 Zyrtec, and have Endometriosis . We study 15,901 people who have side effects while taking Lupron depot from FDA. Among them, 632 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain 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 16,144 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,298 Weight gain patients).

On Jan, 27, 2017

15,901 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron Depot.
Among them, 632 people (3.97%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lupron depot cause Weight gain?

Time on Lupron Depot when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 29.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 39.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.12 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.62 %
  • 10+ years: 1.25 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Lupron Depot *:

  • female: 85.08 %
  • male: 14.92 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Lupron Depot *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 5.03 %
  • 10-19: 3.97 %
  • 20-29: 19.05 %
  • 30-39: 28.04 %
  • 40-49: 25.66 %
  • 50-59: 6.88 %
  • 60+: 11.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Endometriosis (308 people, 48.73%)
  • Uterine Leiomyoma (82 people, 12.97%)
  • Prostate Cancer (69 people, 10.92%)
  • Precocious Puberty (36 people, 5.70%)
  • High Blood Pressure (28 people, 4.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zyrtec (21 people, 3.32%)
  • Xanax (16 people, 2.53%)
  • Multivitamin (16 people, 2.53%)
  • Synthroid (15 people, 2.37%)
  • Lipitor (15 people, 2.37%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hot Flush (220 people, 34.81%)
  • Fatigue (107 people, 16.93%)
  • Mood Swings (98 people, 15.51%)
  • Joint Pain (86 people, 13.61%)
  • Headache (85 people, 13.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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