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Review: could Lupron depot cause Muscle pain?

Summary: Muscle pain could be caused by Lupron depot, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take 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, 137 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more.

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Lupron depot

Lupron depot (latest outcomes from 6,949 users) has active ingredients of leuprolide acetate. It is often used in endometriosis.

Muscle pain

Muscle pain (muscle pain) (latest reports from 500,579 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 9,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron depot. Among them, 137 people (1.51%) have Muscle Pain. They amount to 0.03% of all the 500,294 people who have Muscle Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Muscle pain in Lupron depot reports

Time on Lupron depot when people have Muscle pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle pain31.67%48.33%10.00%3.33%3.33%0.00%3.33%

Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Lupron depot * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle pain0.00%2.27%8.33%14.39%21.97%18.94%6.06%28.03%

Severity of Muscle pain when taking Lupron depot ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Endometriosis (50 people, 36.50%)
  2. Prostate cancer (23 people, 16.79%)
  3. Uterine leiomyoma (15 people, 10.95%)
  4. Pain (11 people, 8.03%)
  5. Depression (7 people, 5.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lupron depot-3 (19 people, 13.87%)
  2. Lipitor (7 people, 5.11%)
  3. Fosamax (6 people, 4.38%)
  4. Cozaar (6 people, 4.38%)
  5. Zoloft (6 people, 4.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

Jane (2 years ago):

Lupron is notorious for causing permanent bone pain! Please stop taking it immediately. Lupron does not cure endo. Please Google Lupron Petition to read about what happens to people who take Lupron Depo. Good luck and feel better.
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Kelly (2 years ago):

I am 29 years old and I am on the Lupron Depot shot. Right before I am to recieve the second the second shot of the Lupron I had become engulfed in pain which seemed to be in my muscles and joints. I just had an M.R.I done to rule out M.S and blood test to rule out any other sicknesses. I have a strong theory that this shot has caused this additional pain and the stress of the pain that I had before the shot to help with endometriosis will come back if I stop taking it. The guestion that I ask is, "Which pain is worth living with the rest of my life and what I can I do to feel like a normal 29 year old?" Stiffness in the joints and pain moving around or constant sciatica along with cramping from endometriosis is a horrible way to live either way I want to know if there is anyone out there that would know anything about this and if there is anything I could do to help ease the pain so I can go back to work and live life.
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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • 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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  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • Bonnie Bock on Oct, 8, 2010:

    I believe that Lupron does cause Multiple Myeloma as well as other bone damage. The news is out today verifying the bone damage from a reliable research source, but does anyone else out there have a story where they started taking Lupron or another ADT and immediately or shortly thereafter came down with Multiple Myeloma? Text me at bbocktalk@yahoo.com.

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