A 32-year-old member asked:
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complcations with long use of lupron (leuprolide)?

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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 vitamin d. Long term Lupron can also predispose to heart disease and so estrogen add back should be considered to prevent this risk.
Answered on May 15, 2015
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