Review: could Lupron cause Fatigue?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 4,487 people who take Lupron. Among them, 923 have Fatigue. See who they are, when they have Fatigue and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lupron (latest outcomes from 10,907 users) has active ingredients of leuprolide acetate. It is often used in endometriosis, prostate cancer. Commonly reported side effects of Lupron include pain exacerbated, pain, acupuncture and pain, hot flush, fatigue.
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,509,938 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 28, 2014: 4,487 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron. Among them, 881 people (19.63%) have Fatigue.
Time on Lupron when people have Fatigue * :
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Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Lupron * :
Severity of Fatigue when taking Lupron ** :
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How people recovered from Fatigue ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Prostate cancer (280 people, 31.78%)
- Endometriosis (138 people, 15.66%)
- Metastases to bone (99 people, 11.24%)
- Prophylaxis (94 people, 10.67%)
- Pain (69 people, 7.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lupron depot (408 people, 46.31%)
- Zometa (308 people, 34.96%)
- Casodex (249 people, 28.26%)
- Aspirin (188 people, 21.34%)
- Ambien (118 people, 13.39%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I started 18 units of levimir in january and my levothyroxine was raised from 112 mg to 125 at the same time. Levimir was raised from 15 to 34 units on feb 4 and since then to 38 units. I started novolog flex pen on feb. 4th. and my levothyroxine was elevated to alternating doses of 125 and 137. Since then I have been to the ER where they did ck test that was 726. The normal reference range is 30-200. My ckmb was4.9 with the normal reference range being 0.1-4.0. I had numbness on my left ear which has not gone away, it was coming and going, but is now more constant. Headaches, dizziness, difficulty breathing, loss of sleep, 3-4 hours a night max, can't catch my breath sitting or laying down, am better off when I'm on my feet,dizziness, fatigue, feels like a pressure or dizziness in both eyes. Have been in contact with endocrinologist and PCP. I stopped Testosterone injections, had my levothyroxine reduced to 112, quit taking novolog and got back on glimeperide, and stopped atorvastatin. Symptoms are not going away. It's been going on since the increases in medicine on feb 4. I had been getting test of ck and ckmb before and they were not high until the change in these medicines. I've been back to my PCP twice and shes trying to tell me it isn't the meds but I know it is. My blood pressure was high this week and that is never the case with me. I have had MRI on the chest and head, a brain scan MRI and carotid artery ultra sound that showed nothing out of the norm. I feel that these medicines are killing me. I can't go on like this much longer. My PCP does not seem to agree. Please advise!
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I know that methadone can cause nodding. I am way beyond that stage of MMT though. I can admit that at certain points I was a horrible patient! I used everything under the sun to supplement getting high. I've been on doses of 345mgs, 230mgs, Split doses, Liquid, & Tablets. I've been on the dose I'm at now which is a split dose & the lowest dose I have been on, for well over 1 year. I have had clean drug tests I don't use any illegal drugs, I don't drink.
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