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Review: could Lupron depot cause Benign intracranial hypertension?

Summary: Benign intracranial hypertension could be caused by Lupron depot, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Lupron depot-3, and have Endometriosis.

We study 9,058 people who have side effects while taking Lupron depot from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Benign intracranial hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Benign intracranial hypertension and more.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 9,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron depot. Among them, 14 people (0.15%) have Benign Intracranial Hypertension. They amount to 0.24% of all the 5,820 people who have Benign Intracranial Hypertension on eHealthMe.

Trend of Benign intracranial hypertension in Lupron depot reports

Time on Lupron depot when people have Benign intracranial hypertension * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Benign intracranial hypertension25.00%75.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Benign intracranial hypertension when taking Lupron depot * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Benign intracranial hypertension0.00%0.00%5.56%50.00%33.33%11.11%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Benign intracranial hypertension when taking Lupron depot ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Benign intracranial hypertension0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Benign intracranial hypertension ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Benign intracranial hypertension0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Endometriosis (6 people, 42.86%)
  2. Pelvic pain (3 people, 21.43%)
  3. Vitamin supplementation (2 people, 14.29%)
  4. Hypertension (2 people, 14.29%)
  5. Assisted fertilisation (1 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lupron depot-3 (11 people, 78.57%)
  2. Ergocalciferol (2 people, 14.29%)
  3. Montelukast (2 people, 14.29%)
  4. One-a-day women's (2 people, 14.29%)
  5. Femhrt (2 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • My father received an infusion of zometa and a three month shot of Lupron, four days later he had renal failure and was put on dialysis.

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  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • Urine has smelled like I ate asparagus for past 2 weeks. (None has been actually eaten) Got second lupron shot 22.5 mg about 3 weeks ago and that evening slipped on ice and fell on injection site. Onset of odor was preceded by sharp tin foil taste in mouth for about 4 days that occurred when eating or drinking anything except water or toothpaste. I eat probably more than recommended but irregular timeframes( I'm 24 hr on call). Have gluten intolerance( had that before shots). Been eating lots of fresh honey. Sporadically take add back to aid with hot flashes. .625 mg flattened oval purple pill.

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