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Review: could Lupron depot cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Lupron depot, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Multi-vitamin, and have Endometriosis.

We study 9,058 people who have side effects while taking Lupron depot from FDA and social media. Among them, 230 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain 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 6,970 Lupron depot users)

Weight gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,592 Weight gain patients)

On Feb, 25, 2015: 9,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron depot. Among them, 230 people (2.54%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Lupron depot reports

Time on Lupron depot when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain23.19%43.48%15.94%7.25%8.70%1.45%0.00%

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Lupron depot * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%8.26%3.67%8.72%39.45%19.27%6.88%13.76%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Lupron depot ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Endometriosis (125 people, 54.35%)
  2. Hypersensitivity (53 people, 23.04%)
  3. Menorrhagia (50 people, 21.74%)
  4. Vaginal haemorrhage (48 people, 20.87%)
  5. Asthma (48 people, 20.87%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Multi-vitamin (53 people, 23.04%)
  2. Unknown pain medication (45 people, 19.57%)
  3. Orthtricyclene (45 people, 19.57%)
  4. Zyrtec (37 people, 16.09%)
  5. Albuterol (34 people, 14.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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