Review: could Lupron cause Fatigue?


Summary

Fatigue is found among people who take Lupron, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Prostate cancer . We study 4,343 people who have side effects while taking Lupron from FDA and social media. Among them, 602 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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Lupron

Lupron has active ingredients of leuprolide acetate. It is often used in prostate cancer. (latest outcomes from Lupron 13,696 users)

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, insomnia, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 250,544 Fatigue patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

4,343 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron.
Among them, 602 people (13.86%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lupron cause Fatigue?

Time on Lupron when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 39.39 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 21.21 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.06 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.06 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.03 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Lupron *:

  • female: 29.24 %
  • male: 70.76 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Lupron *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.63 %
  • 10-19: 1.9 %
  • 20-29: 4.86 %
  • 30-39: 7.82 %
  • 40-49: 10.36 %
  • 50-59: 10.57 %
  • 60+: 63.85 %

Severity if Fatigue when taking Lupron **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Fatigue **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prostate Cancer (167 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (101 people)
  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (61 people)
  • Prophylaxis (57 people)
  • Pain (47 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (297 people)
  • Casodex (208 people)
  • Aspirin (139 people)
  • Taxotere (99 people)
  • Ambien (94 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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