Lupron Side Effects

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  1. link Moetrn1
    Lupron tipped uterus, uterine fibroids, increased appetite, mood swing, severe depression
    I started on Lupron for severe bleeding, ovarian cysts and uterine fibroids. Had 2 lap surgeries in 6 months time. Ablation didn't work because I have a severely tipped uterus and they perforated it during the attempted ablation. The first shot (give - 80% more...
    Moetrn1- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Lupron
  2. link Mpluv05
    Lupron good man, relationship, endometrosis, mood swings, emergency surgery
    I got diagnosed with endometriosis about a month ago and had emergency surgery. I had my first shot of Lupron a week after my surgery. I am now experiences the hot flashes, mood swings,and not being in the "mood". I have not noticed anyone - 68% more...
    Mpluv05- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Lupron
  3. link Honeystorm
    I've been on Lupron for 4 years..I love that I don't have pain anymore but I have no sex drive which is frustrating cause I'm only 26 n my mood swings are crazy...but I know I need the shot..ugh they should find something for us to take that will cur - 9% more...
    Honeystorm- over a year ago
  4. link Jadejean
    Lupron clue word, mood swing, scary time, health boards, vaginal dryness
    ok, so I am 28yrs old just had my lap for endo on October 1 and my doctor has recommended lupron, and am going to be getting the med in a week to 2weeks,but after reading this I am soooooooooo scared to even get near this med. Its like you either tak - 71% more...
    Jadejean- over a year ago - 7 Replies - in Lupron
  5. link Ruth09
    i seriously dont know what to please help!!!!!!!!
    Ruth09- over a year ago
  6. link Ruth09
    im going to get my med on monday but after reading this im really scared also i dont know what to do =} and the thing is that i dont have endo i have PCOS
    Ruth09- over a year ago
  7. link Chicago_endogirl
    Lupron tissue cysts, long term health, water weight, time in my life, chicago area
    Hi all! im a 23 year old college student & have suffered with endometriosis since my very early teens. i had quite literally tried every birth control out there and nothing worked. i am stage four and rapidly develop scarred tissue and cysts on m - 80% more...
    Chicago_endogirl- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lupron
  8. link Lailak
    how long did it take your swelling and bloating from your surgery to go away? I'm at 2 months since my last lapo for endo and still swollen, bloated and in pain. my dr wants to put me on lupron but im very nervous. i have had several surgeries for fe - 71% more...
    Lailak- over a year ago
  9. link Starlovepeace50
    Lupron massive blood loss, memory loss, bathroom floor, target, fibroids
    I have been on Lupron for 3 months to stop the massive blood flow I used to get every 3 weeks (supposedly this was a period). Anyway, my gyn put me on Lupron to shrink my fibroids while he prepped me for surgery. So far, I have been sore, had vague h - 60% more...
    Starlovepeace50- over a year ago - in Lupron
  10. link Semperfi
    Lupron short temper, hot flashes, ivf, flu symptons, ivf cycle
    I'm going through my first IVF. I'm taking 10 units. This is not an easy process. I've experienced back pain, moodiness, short temper, hot flashes. I feel irritated most of the time. And very emotional. :-( But if this is the price for my baby. I'm w - 13% more...
    Semperfi- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lupron
  11. link Prayingforamiraclebaby
    I so much agree with you. I have started lupron for my first IVF cycle yesterday, I feel tired and sleepy and I also have flu symptons, but, if this will make me finally realize my dream of having a baby, it's all so worth it! I hope it went well for - 30% more...
    Prayingforamiraclebaby- over a year ago
  12. link Endo21
    Lupron depot lupron, that would cripple, hysto, scar tissue, lapro
    I have been on Depot Lupron for 12 years due to sever endometriosis- When I was 21 I had a partial hystorectemy to remove the dead portions of my reproductive system. It was so long ago that I went through 6 doctors before I found one who was able to - 90% more...
    Endo21- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Lupron
  13. link Jaroski
    Lupron crappy quality, mood swings, memory problems, night sweats, endo
    I'm 24 and just recently finished my lupron treatment for endo. I'm still having some of the side effects and have yet to start my period again. I honestly would've rather had surgery again for endo than go through months of the side effects. The mem - 68% more...
    Jaroski- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Lupron
  14. link Jshamoun
    i was 26 when i first recieved my lupron shot. i was on it for 9 months. when i was 28 my endo came back. along with it coming back i had a cyst the size of a grape fruit in me. i had surgery at 28, took me 2 weeks to recover. i was cleaned up and my - 63% more...
    Jshamoun- over a year ago
  15. link Lucky818920
    Lupron depot lupron, severe endometriosis, ovarian cysts, natural menopause, two evils
    I really need help. I had a Lap done last week due to have pain. I was on Depo Provera for 5 years and had to go off of it and onto the pill. WHat I didn't know was that my cervix had closed up. When I was having my periods, it was "backing up&q - 87% more...
    Lucky818920- over a year ago - 9 Replies - in Lupron
  16. link Firstelektra
    I have severe endo and have been dealing with the pain far too long. Six months ago I ended up in the emergency room because of it. Had a Lap done in January, but my doc wouldn't remove any of the endo during the procedure, he said they don't treat i - 82% more...
    Firstelektra- over a year ago
  17. link Kd1914
    Lupron ivf, pms, good luck, experiences, lupron
    Hi, This is the first time I post anywhere ever, but I want women to know not everyone has side effects. I was scared to death, because of all the reviews I read from other women's experiences. But I have to say although it is still only 4 days in fo - 59% more...
    Kd1914- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lupron
  18. link Lorighollen
    can i take my second shot early
    I am taking lupron for endometriosis. i took my first shot 82 days ago and was wondering if i could take the second shot now even though i am supposed to wait 90 days. my night sweats have become unbearable in the last week. i am also having a hard t - 29% more...
    Lorighollen- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lupron
  19. link Goodsensemedicine
    Lupron suppresses estrogen production thus causing menapause like symptoms hence your night sweats and insomnia. By getting your shot before time will not change the symptoms.
    Goodsensemedicine- over a year ago
  20. link Sem70
    Lupron weighing the odds, cantelope, invasive surgery, fibroids, night sweats
    47 yrs. with many, many,many fibroids - making my uterus the size of a cantelope instead of a pear. Using lupron to reduce the fibroids so I can have laproscopy to remove the uterus and ovaries. So far, bloating, sure --night sweats, drinking more li - 68% more...
    Sem70- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Lupron
  21. link Goodsensemedicine
    Why are you having your ovaries removed? I am having a supracervical hysterectomy, removing only the fibroid uterus and keeping the cervix, ovaries and tubes in tact. If you are not having any ovary complications, then why have them removed. You will - 11% more...
    Goodsensemedicine- over a year ago
  22. link Elenita
    Lupron scar tissue, loss of appetite, hot flashes, gain weight, endometriosis
    I am 39 and have put off taking Lupron for 10yrs. Ive suffered from Endometriosis since my teens. After 6 Laporoscopys to remove the scar tissue, I really had no ther choice. I just hit 2 weeks being on it. The 1st week was good for me, Loss of appet - 62% more...
    Elenita- over a year ago - in Lupron
  23. link Dale8485
    Lupron prostate cancer, weight gain, psa, headaches, medication
    Was diagnosed with prostate cancer in July of 2009. Went on lupron. Operated on Feb 23 2010. PSA went from 27.0 to .37. I am grateful the cancer is hopefully under control,but I think the surgery was simple compared to the lupron. My side effects are - 48% more...
    Dale8485- over a year ago - in Lupron
  24. link Tammyburton
    Lupron bloatedness, mood swing, gaining weight, weight gain, joints
    Since I have been taking the shot, I have noticed I am experiencing pain of the joints, serious gs problems, bloatedness, and a lot of weight gain. I do not have any other symptoms such as sleepiness, mood swing, or any other symptoms. I am wondering - 41% more...
    Tammyburton- over a year ago - in Lupron
  25. link Meganbean2
    Lupron lupron injections, abdominal adhesions, myomectomy, hot flashes, fibroid
    My Lupron experience has been mixed. I had 3 Lupron injections--7 months worth of the drug--before my November 2003 myomectomy for a grapefruit-sized fibroid. I consulted 4 doctors (including a family member) before taking the Lupron plunge, and opte - 92% more...
    Meganbean2- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Lupron
  26. link Keylimepie
    This is a good summary about the problems with Lupron. You have side effects while you're on it that you may find annoying but tolerable. So you keep taking it. It's only months later that you realize with shock that the side effects don't go away, o - 60% more...
    Keylimepie- over a year ago
  27. link Robinb
    Lupron mentrual cycle, hotflashes, tribs, breast cancer, thanks in advance
    I am now 32 y/o. At 31 I was diagnosed with breast cancer, 6 weeks after the birth of my only child. I went through 2 injections of Lupron in hopes of suppressing my ovaries while going through chemotherapy. I was told it would be like going through - 76% more...
    Robinb- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lupron
  28. link Grahamcrackershoney
    I'm not in a similar situation, but we have similar questions. I was just diagnosed with stage four endometriosis after a recent surgery. I was recently diagnosed with stage four endometriosis. As part of my treatment, I must receive a lupron injecti - 64% more...
    Grahamcrackershoney- over a year ago
  29. link Mindblower
    Lupron radiation treatment, prostate cancer, health issues, good luck, drugs
    My husband was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2005 the doctor did the 8 weeks radiation treatment,,,,,,it has been a mess ever since,,,,,,,,,his numbers are still going up and his dr. gives him a shot of lupron every 3 mos.........it only brings h - 37% more...
    Mindblower- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Lupron
  30. link Robinb
    Interesting enough, I understand this drug was orignally meant for prostate cancer. I have breast cancer and was recc. this drug to supress my ovaries for hopes of getting pregnant after chemo. I know man vs. woman story is not too similar, but unfor - 23% more...
    Robinb- over a year ago
  31. link Robinb
    Lupron lupron injections, breast cancer, tough luck, ovaries, 15 months
    I was 31 years old when I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I went through 2 lupron injections in hopes of suppressing my ovaries while going through chemotherapy. I finally am now going through my 1st m,entual cycle. Chemo lasted 5 months. Not to me - 76% more...
    Robinb- over a year ago - in Lupron
  32. link Tcr1130
    hi, was reading your post on lupron., i had a total hysterectomy for endometriosis in 1999, i did 6 shots of lupron, the max at the time you could take. i gained 5 pounds within 3 days of each, a total of 30 by the time it was over., my mood swings w - 88% more...
    Tcr1130- over a year ago