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Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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!

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
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
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Surgery: Removal of endometriosis is an excellent complement to any medical treatment. Aromatase inhibitors and continuous oral contraceptives are also effecti ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Absolutely: Endometriosis requires an individual treatment approach. There are multiple different treatment options (birth control pills, progesterone, aygestin, ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
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
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
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
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