Lupron side effects - from FDA reports


Summary

In this review, we analyze Lupron side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Lupron. The review is based on 23,900 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Lupron

Lupron has active ingredients of leuprolide acetate. It is often used in endometriosis. (latest outcomes from Lupron 24,383 users)

On Oct, 20, 2017

23,900 people who take Lupron are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lupron side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • weight increased
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • hot flush
  • uterine leiomyoma
  • pelvic pain
  • vomiting
  • death
  • pain
  • weight decreased
  • mood swings
1 - 6 months:
  • weight increased
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • pelvic pain
  • hot flush
  • uterine leiomyoma
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • headache
6 - 12 months:
  • death
  • weight increased
  • hot flush
  • weight decreased
  • pelvic pain
  • uterine leiomyoma
  • drug ineffective
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • pain
  • renal failure
1 - 2 years:
  • death
  • hot flush
  • prostatic specific antigen increased
  • vomiting
  • pelvic pain
  • weight increased
  • myocardial infarction
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • vaginal haemorrhage
2 - 5 years:
  • death
  • prostatic specific antigen increased
  • weight decreased
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • hot flush
  • neoplasm malignant
  • weight increased
  • fall
  • hospitalisation
5 - 10 years:
  • death
  • fall
  • myocardial infarction
  • weight decreased
  • hot flush
  • vomiting
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injection site discomfort
  • neoplasm malignant
  • osteoporosis
10+ years:
  • death
  • weight decreased
  • uterine leiomyoma
  • abortion spontaneous
  • anaemia
  • aplastic anaemia
  • back pain
  • blood testosterone decreased
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
not specified:
  • hot flush
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
  • headache
  • death
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • pelvic pain
  • nausea

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • hot flush
  • weight increased
  • pelvic pain
  • headache
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
male:
  • death
  • weight decreased
  • prostatic specific antigen increased
  • hot flush
  • vomiting
  • malignant neoplasm progression
  • fatigue
  • weight increased
  • pain
  • pneumonia

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • injection site pain
  • liver function test abnormal
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
  • tachypnoea
  • umbilical cord vascular disorder
  • febrile neutropenia
  • heart rate decreased
  • hepatomegaly
  • hypoventilation
  • neonatal aspiration
2-9:
  • injection site pain
  • injection site swelling
  • injection site abscess
  • weight increased
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • mood swings
  • urticaria
10-19:
  • injection site pain
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • hot flush
  • pain
  • depression
  • pelvic pain
  • weight increased
  • suicidal ideation
20-29:
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • pelvic pain
  • weight increased
  • hot flush
  • vomiting
  • pain
  • nausea
  • weight decreased
  • abdominal pain
  • mood swings
30-39:
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • weight increased
  • hot flush
  • pelvic pain
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • nausea
  • headache
  • pain
  • metrorrhagia
40-49:
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • weight increased
  • hot flush
  • menorrhagia
  • pain
  • pelvic pain
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • uterine leiomyoma
  • weight decreased
50-59:
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • hot flush
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • menorrhagia
  • death
  • headache
  • pelvic pain
  • pain
60+:
  • death
  • weight decreased
  • prostatic specific antigen increased
  • vomiting
  • hot flush
  • myocardial infarction
  • fatigue
  • malignant neoplasm progression
  • pyrexia
  • weight increased

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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