Review: could Lupron depot cause Benign intracranial hypertension (Pseudotumor cerebri)?
Summary: Benign intracranial hypertension is found among people who take Lupron depot, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication 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.
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Lupron depot has active ingredients of leuprolide acetate. It is often used in endometriosis. (latest outcomes from Lupron depot 6,963 users)
Benign intracranial hypertension
Benign intracranial hypertension (benign intracranial hypertension (bih) is a headache syndrome) has been reported by people with acne, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, pain, depression.(latest reports from Benign intracranial hypertension 1,716 patients)
On Dec, 8, 2014: 9,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron depot. Among them, 14 people (0.15%) have Benign Intracranial Hypertension.
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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