Review: could Lupron cause Renal failure (Acute kidney failure)?
Summary: Renal failure is found among people who take Lupron, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Prostate cancer.
We study 4,487 people who have side effects while taking Lupron from FDA and social media. Among them, 154 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.
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Lupron has active ingredients of leuprolide acetate. It is often used in endometriosis. (latest outcomes from 10,944 Lupron users)
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain. (latest reports from 72,151 Renal failure patients)
On Jan, 29, 2015: 4,487 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron. Among them, 154 people (3.43%) have Renal Failure.
Time on Lupron when people have Renal failure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Renal failure||2.78%||11.11%||22.22%||16.67%||19.44%||16.67%||11.11% |
Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Lupron * :
|Renal failure||0.00%||0.00%||1.53%||2.29%||0.76%||2.29%||4.58%||88.55% |
Severity of Renal failure when taking Lupron ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Renal failure||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Renal failure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Renal failure||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Prostate cancer (94 people, 61.04%)
- Hypertension (20 people, 12.99%)
- Osteoporosis (15 people, 9.74%)
- Anxiety (15 people, 9.74%)
- Prophylaxis (13 people, 8.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (66 people, 42.86%)
- Lupron depot (56 people, 36.36%)
- Casodex (51 people, 33.12%)
- Aspirin (44 people, 28.57%)
- Lipitor (40 people, 25.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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My father received an infusion of zometa and a three month shot of Lupron, four days later he had renal failure and was put on dialysis.
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