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Review: could Lupron depot cause Neuropathy peripheral?

Summary: Neuropathy peripheral could be caused by Lupron depot, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Cyanocobalamin-tannin complex, and have Prostate cancer.

We study 9,058 people who have side effects while taking Lupron depot from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Neuropathy peripheral. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy peripheral 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, prostate cancer. Commonly reported side effects of Lupron depot include hot flush, headache, weakness, fatigue, joint pain.

Neuropathy peripheral

Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage) (latest reports from 201,590 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 9,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron depot. Among them, 21 people (0.23%) have Neuropathy Peripheral. They amount to 0.01% of all the 201,120 people who have Neuropathy Peripheral on eHealthMe.

Trend of Neuropathy peripheral in Lupron depot reports

Time on Lupron depot when people have Neuropathy peripheral * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Neuropathy peripheral18.18%36.36%36.36%0.00%4.55%0.00%4.55%

Age of people who have Neuropathy peripheral when taking Lupron depot * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Neuropathy peripheral0.00%0.00%10.00%0.00%16.67%13.33%3.33%56.67%

Severity of Neuropathy peripheral when taking Lupron depot ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Neuropathy peripheral ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prostate cancer (17 people, 80.95%)
  2. Prostatic specific antigen increased (11 people, 52.38%)
  3. Hypertension (9 people, 42.86%)
  4. Neuropathy peripheral (8 people, 38.10%)
  5. Blood cholesterol (8 people, 38.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cyanocobalamin-tannin complex (4 people, 19.05%)
  2. Acetylsalicylic acid srt (4 people, 19.05%)
  3. Metoprolol (4 people, 19.05%)
  4. Atorvastatin calcium (4 people, 19.05%)
  5. Metoprolol tartrate (4 people, 19.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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