Review: could Lupron depot cause Muscle pain (Muscle aches)?
Summary: Muscle pain 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 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, 138 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more.
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Lupron depot has active ingredients of leuprolide acetate. It is often used in endometriosis. (latest outcomes from 6,969 Lupron depot users)
Muscle pain (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 73,475 Muscle pain patients)
On Feb, 1, 2015: 9,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron depot. Among them, 138 people (1.52%) have Muscle Pain.
Time on Lupron depot when people have Muscle pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle pain||31.15%||47.54%||11.48%||3.28%||3.28%||0.00%||3.28% |
Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Lupron depot * :
|Muscle pain||0.00%||2.26%||8.27%||14.29%||22.56%||18.80%||6.02%||27.82% |
Severity of Muscle pain when taking Lupron depot ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Endometriosis (51 people, 36.96%)
- Prostate cancer (23 people, 16.67%)
- Uterine leiomyoma (15 people, 10.87%)
- Pain (11 people, 7.97%)
- Depression (7 people, 5.07%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lupron depot-3 (19 people, 13.77%)
- Lipitor (7 people, 5.07%)
- Zoloft (6 people, 4.35%)
- Cozaar (6 people, 4.35%)
- Fosamax (6 people, 4.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Jane (3 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 (3 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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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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