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Review: could Lupron depot cause Breast enlargement?

Summary: Breast enlargement is found among people who take Lupron depot, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Clonazepam, and have Prostate cancer.

We study 9,058 people who have side effects while taking Lupron depot from FDA and social media. Among them, 25 have Breast enlargement. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast enlargement 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 6,966 Lupron depot users)

Breast enlargement

Breast enlargement has been reported by people with enlarged prostate, birth control, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 1,972 Breast enlargement patients)

On Dec, 28, 2014: 9,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron depot. Among them, 25 people (0.28%) have Breast Enlargement.

Trend of Breast enlargement in Lupron depot reports

Time on Lupron depot when people have Breast enlargement * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Breast enlargement12.50%75.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Breast enlargement when taking Lupron depot * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Breast enlargement0.00%16.00%0.00%4.00%4.00%32.00%8.00%36.00%

Severity of Breast enlargement when taking Lupron depot ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Breast enlargement ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prostate cancer (11 people, 44.00%)
  2. Endometriosis (11 people, 44.00%)
  3. Uterine leiomyoma (4 people, 16.00%)
  4. Hypertension (4 people, 16.00%)
  5. Precocious puberty (4 people, 16.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Clonazepam (5 people, 20.00%)
  2. Lupron depot-ped (4 people, 16.00%)
  3. Synthroid (3 people, 12.00%)
  4. Travatan (3 people, 12.00%)
  5. Vitamin tab (2 people, 8.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I was healthy and active before going on Lupron (against my better judgement). During the time I was on it I experienced hot flashes, night sweats, waking up to got to bathroom, frequent urination, flaking of scalp skin, loss of hair, weight gain, and a foot injury that came out of nowhere. It's been 5 years since I've been on it and my symptoms have continued. I am now married and have been trying to get pregnant for 9 months without luck. We are being tested and the first results came back from blood work stating I have subclinical hypothyroidism and my FSH levels are at 15 (they should be no higher than 9ish for my age - 19 is post menopause). My periods which had always been regular, now occur anywhere from 3 to 5 weeks apart and the flow is different. My joints are in constant pain regardless of injections and therapy without any sustained injury and in the last 2 1/2 years I have shrunk 3/4"! I know there have been others who have experienced similar issues after using this drug. Have there been any direct links to it and thyroid or pituitary gland malfunctions - permanently? I have also heard there was/is/or is going to be a law suit against this drug. Any info or direction would be most helpful! Thanks!
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    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 breathing issues. I have to take ad air now and lots and lots of NSAIDs. Steroids seem to help My joint pain , breathing and digestive issues, and memory issues.



    Sorry had to edit my email address left out information and the length of time for injections was 24 months nit two, 4 - 6 month intramuscular injections.
  • Will joint pain, night sweats and hot flashes go way? (1 answer)
    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. Will these symptoms subside and how long does it usually take?

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  • within the last six months I have experienced achy joints and muscles. My scalp breaks out in a rash I have itchy spots on chest and upper abdomen. My B-12 is low and white blood count was low. I had one doctor treat me for one month for Lyme disease with no help, and I have a lot of the side effects from Lupron

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    dmitche3 on Sep, 17, 2014:

    Have you had your thyroid levels checked since beginning Rapaflo?

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