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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Lupron for what?: Need more information. For what problem are you on Lupron? What symptoms are you having that are not going away on Lupron. Best wishes!
Dr. Michael Fox
Fertility Medicine 34 years experience
Assume Pelvic Pain: ? Diagnosis endometriosis and pain. If Lupron (leuprolide) is not helping, the pain is either coming from very severe endo, or from another source. ... Read More

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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Lupron (leuprolide) is not alone: Endometriosis is a common cause of cyclic pelvic pain. It is linked to your menstrual cycle, so attempts to suppress your cycle should help with pain... Read More
Dr. Christina Adberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Endo: First off, i wouldn't give up so easily. Call the pharmaceutical company and ask for help obtaining your prescription from a different pharmacy. But i... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Surgery: Removal of endometriosis is an excellent complement to any medical treatment. Aromatase inhibitors and continuous oral contraceptives are also effecti... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine 19 years experience
Absolutely: Endometriosis requires an individual treatment approach. There are multiple different treatment options (birth control pills, progesterone, aygestin, ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Hormone inhibitor: Lupron (aka leuprolide) inhibits the production of testosterone and estrogen from the testes and ovaries, respectively. It is used in the treatment of... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine 19 years experience
Depends: If Lupron (leuprolide) is taken short term during ivf for fertility, some woman have temporarily some hot flashes or vaginal dryness. This usually goe... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Depends: Leuprolide acetate is available in two long-acting formulations as Lupron (leuprolide) depot. It is available in a 1-month and a 3-month version. Micr... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
Fertility Medicine 34 years experience
Terrible: Hate the drug. It has bad side effects and very few indications in my opinion. If it's given for endometriosis or pain, there are other treatments. ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: Long term use of Lupron can weaken the bone. Anyone on long term Lupron should be on add back therapy to prevent bone loss as well as calcium and vita... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Ramirez
Fertility Medicine 36 years experience
None serious.: There are no known serious side effects from the Lupron (leuprolide) trigger. Some mild side-effects might include: hot flashes, vaginal dryness, and ... Read More

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