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A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not aware of any: Generally, stopping Lupron (leuprolide) just allows the whole hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis to start getting back to normal, with gradual increa ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
27 years experience Fertility Medicine
Hot Flashes: By far, the most common side effect is hot flashes, because Lupron (leuprolide) causes a temporary menopause. Poor sleep resulting in emotional side e ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chenette
37 years experience Fertility Medicine
Headaches: Headaches and hot flashes are the most common side effects of Lupron (leuprolide) when used short term.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amr Azim
Dr. Amr Azim answered
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Few: Low estrogen causes hot flashes, dry vagina, and osteoporosis (week bones). Local reaction at the injection site. Some of the effects of low estroge ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If you are currently on lupron, (leuprolide) there are commonly side effects such as hot flashes. These can easily be treated with supplemental hormo ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Lupron (leuprolide) is typically used to treat endometriosis and to shrink fibroids before surgery. It would likely temporarily relieve the symptoms ... Read More
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A female asked:
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!
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Endometriosis ...: Depo-lupron monthly or 3-month injections are used for women with endometriosis or chronic pelvic pain, men with prostate cancer, and children with pu ... Read More
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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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Depends: Lupron (leuprolide) can be taken in a daily injection, a monthly injections or a 3-month injection. Generally the side effects wear off as soon as the ... Read More

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