Review: Benign intracranial hypertension in Lupron depot
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 16, 2013)
Severity ratings: 4.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Benign intracranial hypertension (Pseudotumor cerebri) by studying 9,058 people who take Lupron depot. We analyze: the time on Lupron depot when people have Benign intracranial hypertension, age of these people, the severity of Benign intracranial hypertension, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Lupron depot. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lupron depot (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of leuprolide acetate. It is often used in endometriosis, prostate cancer. Commonly reported side effects of Lupron depot include hot flush, headache, weakness, fatigue, joint pain.
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.
On Nov, 16, 2013: 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%)
- In vitro fertilization (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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- By Defranci: Lupron and rheumatoid arthritis
(for a 47 year old woman who has Lung Disease - Rheumatoid Arthritis, Crohn's Disease, Hot Flashes, Vascular Dementia, and takes Lupron)
I took Lupron off and on for many years due to a medical condition and now my joints hurt so bad and lock and pop so bad. I took Lupron injections for a total of 24 months, could this be the cause if such pain in my joints and if so what can I do to prevent it from getting worse? And chronic breathi ...
(Number of patients like Defranci: 444)
- By Susan: Will joint pain, night sweats and hot flashes go way?
(for a 48 year old woman who has Uterine Fibroids, Endometriosis, and takes Lupron Depot)
I have joint pain in finger joints, wrists, elbows, severe in hips, ankles, feet, knees. I also have night sweats, hot flashes, stiffness and can't sleep long. I had three one month Lupron Depot shots followed by a three month dosage. The symptoms got really bad after the three month dosage. Wil ...
(Number of patients like Susan: 179)
- By Sammy: I'm experiencing lack of strength and stamina while on luprondepot. i've had hdr with ebrt and september will be 6 mo. of lupron. i'm supposed to get 2 years of the drug but feel lousy. any thoughts?
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I'd like to stop taking Lupron Depot at the end of the 6 month period and forgo the entire 2 years of shots. My quality of life has greatly diminished since it's a struggle to do even mild exercise, and I'm concerned about heart complications and bone fractures while on the drug. I've been an activ ...
(Number of patients like Sammy: 104)
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