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Review: could Lupron depot cause Diabetes mellitus (Diabetes)?

Summary: Diabetes mellitus is found among people who take Lupron depot, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Zestril, and have Prostate cancer.

We study 9,058 people who have side effects while taking Lupron depot from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have Diabetes mellitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes mellitus 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)

Diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 140,986 Diabetes mellitus patients)

On Jan, 5, 2015: 9,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron depot. Among them, 30 people (0.33%) have Diabetes Mellitus.

Trend of Diabetes mellitus in Lupron depot reports

Time on Lupron depot when people have Diabetes mellitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diabetes mellitus20.00%0.00%0.00%40.00%20.00%20.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Diabetes mellitus when taking Lupron depot * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diabetes mellitus0.00%4.35%4.35%0.00%13.04%8.70%17.39%52.17%

Severity of Diabetes mellitus when taking Lupron depot ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diabetes mellitus0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Diabetes mellitus ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diabetes mellitus0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prostate cancer (13 people, 43.33%)
  2. Hyperlipidaemia (1 people, 3.33%)
  3. Uterine leiomyoma (1 people, 3.33%)
  4. Urinary tract infection (1 people, 3.33%)
  5. Heart valve replacement (1 people, 3.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zestril (6 people, 20.00%)
  2. Asaphen (5 people, 16.67%)
  3. Ferrous sulfate tab (5 people, 16.67%)
  4. Lipitor (5 people, 16.67%)
  5. Novo-semide (4 people, 13.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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