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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Leuprolide Acetate (Definition)

Leuprolide acetate is a GnRH stimulator which is a kind of women's ...Read more


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Could I be pregnant after having unprotected sex (for 5 days) and being in the depo lupron (leuprolide) shot for 4 months now?

Could I be pregnant after having unprotected sex (for 5 days) and being in the depo lupron (leuprolide) shot for 4 months now?

Highly Unlikely: provided you were not already pregnant before you received first shot, and you received second shot on time (11-12 weeks after first). Depo-Provera provides highly effective contraception is utilized properly. However, it does not prevent STIs, so please use male or female condoms with Depo if at risk for a STI. ...Read more

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Can drugs in IVF make endometriosis worse? If yes, what is the solution to get pregnant and deal with endo? How can Depo-Provera lupron (leuprolide) help?

Can drugs in IVF make endometriosis worse? If yes, what is the solution to get pregnant and deal with endo? How can Depo-Provera lupron (leuprolide) help?

No: IVF treatment should not worsen endometriosis. IVF can often overcome the negative impact of endometriosis on fertility. Depo lupron (leuprolide) has not been found to improve fertility in women with endometriosis. It is however useful to control symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you take Depo-Provera lupron for prostate cancer while on coumadin (warfarin)?

Can you take Depo-Provera lupron for prostate cancer while on coumadin (warfarin)?

Yes: There is not an interaction between these drugs. One must be careful with the injection of leuprolide when one is on blood thinners to make certain no bleeding occurs. Eligard is a form of leuprolide given sq rather than im which may lessen bleeding risks at administration. ...Read more

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Next step for endo treatment if I had 4 laps and many various bc treatments(lupron, depo, seasonique, necon, loseasonique)? Wish to have kids at 22?

Next step for endo treatment if I had 4 laps and many various bc treatments(lupron, depo, seasonique, necon, loseasonique)? Wish to have kids at 22?

See a REI specialist: Next step is to see a fertility specialist who can check you for low egg supply (diminished ovarian reserve), scar tissue around tubes, blocked tubes, sperm issues. Some women with endo. Can get pregnant 'easily' with tablets like Clomid (clomiphene) or Letrozole with inseminations if at least one tube is open. Blocked tubes needs in vitro fertilization not more surgery. Diminished ovarian reserve may need ivf. ...Read more

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21 endometriosis for two years ,tried lupron, (leuprolide)depo n such, endo attaching to my pelvic wall... help!! Sick every day surgery every 6 months?

21 endometriosis for two years ,tried lupron, (leuprolide)depo n such, endo attaching to my pelvic wall... help!! Sick every day surgery every 6 months?

Avoid surgery: 20's female complains of daily pain & surgery every 6 months for endometriosis. Cause of endo is not firmly established. Is common development of adhesions after abdominal & pelvic procedures involved in progressive intestinal dysfunctions & symptoms incorrectly ascribed to so-called "endometrial implants"? Adhesions beget intestinal blockages & spasms; with pain, gas, diarrhea, & constipation. ...Read more

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Started Lupron (leuprolide) Depo about 1mth ago. Now passing large clots (3"x2") and frequently with lots of cramping. Should I be concerned? Should I see doctor?

Started Lupron (leuprolide) Depo about 1mth ago. Now passing large clots (3"x2") and frequently with lots of cramping. Should I be concerned? Should I see doctor?

Clots and cramping: Yes you MUST see your doctor. If there is a long wait time - more than 2-3 days, please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. You will be well looked after either by the doctor or the Emergency team. Please keep me posted. ...Read more

Dr. AARATHI Cholkeri-Singh
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Lupron (Definition)

Lupron is a GnRH stimulator which is a kind of women's ...Read more