A 47-year-old member asked:
Lupron (leuprolide) shot and side effects?
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Dr. Michael Murray answered
27 years experience in 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 effects or head ache are also common. A serious effect from long-term Lupron (leuprolide) is osteoporosis. Many of these side effects are reduced or eliminated with extra "add-back" hormones. Some women have no side effects at all.
Answered on Jun 27, 2014
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