Review: could Lupron depot cause Benign intracranial hypertension?
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.
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Lupron depot (latest outcomes from 6,957 users) has active ingredients of leuprolide acetate. It is often used in endometriosis.
Benign intracranial hypertension
Benign intracranial hypertension (benign intracranial hypertension (bih) is a headache syndrome) (latest reports from 5,980 patients) has been reported by people with acne, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, pain, depression.
On Jul, 19, 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 0.23% of all the 5,980 people who have Benign Intracranial Hypertension on eHealthMe.
Time on Lupron depot when people have Benign intracranial hypertension * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Benign intracranial hypertension||25.00%||75.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Benign intracranial hypertension when taking Lupron depot * :
|Benign intracranial hypertension||0.00%||0.00%||5.56%||50.00%||33.33%||11.11%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Benign intracranial hypertension when taking Lupron depot ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Benign intracranial hypertension||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Benign intracranial hypertension ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Benign intracranial hypertension||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Endometriosis (6 people, 42.86%)
- Pelvic pain (3 people, 21.43%)
- Vitamin supplementation (2 people, 14.29%)
- Hypertension (2 people, 14.29%)
- Assisted fertilisation (1 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lupron depot-3 (11 people, 78.57%)
- Ergocalciferol (2 people, 14.29%)
- Montelukast (2 people, 14.29%)
- One-a-day women's (2 people, 14.29%)
- Femhrt (2 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Sophos on Jun, 26, 2014:
I'm 22 years old, had first implant at 16 was fine. 2nd at 19 and have been I'll since, unsure if related though. IBS occurred within several months of it being changed and 2 months ago I was diagnosed with IIH after papilloedema, MRI , lumbar puncture and only thing being found was high CSF. Just had removed to see if IIH improves,. Hopefully ibs will aswell but no one has told me this is a possibility , I'm just being hopeful! Implanon was due for removal in August anyhow.
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