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I am always nauseas due to my gastroparesis and starting lupron (leuprolide) tomorrow for endometriosis. How will this affect the nausea I have now?

I am always nauseas due to my gastroparesis and starting lupron (leuprolide) tomorrow for endometriosis. How will this affect the nausea I have now?

Gastroparesis can be: Treated with minimally invasive surgery to reduce and possibly eliminate the need for medicines such as reglan (metoclopramide). It's hard to know how or if the new medicine well affect your nausea. Laparoscopic pyloroplasty and lap gastric pacemaker are several options for treating gastroparesis. Reducing narcotics and certain other meds also help improve GI motility. ...Read more

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Started mens 10/30 & had a 3 month lupron (leuprolide) injection yesterday. Soaked pads in 1hr30min, been very nauseas & vomiting, headache, & dry mouth. Normal?

Started mens 10/30 & had a 3 month lupron (leuprolide) injection yesterday. Soaked pads in 1hr30min, been very nauseas & vomiting, headache, & dry mouth. Normal?

Normal side effects: Some of the symptoms you mentioned are among other side effects that Lupron (leuprolide) causes. Nausea, vomiting, head ache and dry mouth are more serious side effects. It would be wise to consult with your prescribing physician about these. ...Read more

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Lupron (leuprolide) injection yesterday and having heavy bleeding, headache, increased pelvic pain, dry mouth, nausea & vomiting. Is this normal reaction to lupron (leuprolide)?

Lupron (leuprolide) injection yesterday and having heavy bleeding, headache, increased pelvic pain, dry mouth, nausea & vomiting. Is this normal reaction to lupron (leuprolide)?

Adverse reactions: Even thought some of the reactions you report sound common, the fact that you report having several significant reactions, including the dry mouth which seems to be very soon to present since the injection, i would urge you to visit the prescribing doctor so that you may discuss your reactions addressing the severity as well as the duration, also ruling out other possible causes. ...Read more

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Lower right abdominal pain, with hip tenderness accompanied by nausea and radiating lower back pain. Two endometriosis surgeries already and 6 months of lupron (leuprolide). Also had an appentectomy. Is the endo back!?

Lower right abdominal pain, with hip tenderness accompanied by nausea and radiating lower back pain. Two endometriosis surgeries already and 6 months of lupron (leuprolide). Also had an appentectomy. Is the endo back!?

Surg. complication?: It would appear either the original process continues unabated or there is a surgical complication. I suggest you see the original surgeon (probably your ob-gyn doc). ...Read more

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Lupron (leuprolide) withdrawal symptoms for male?

Lupron (leuprolide) withdrawal symptoms for male?

Not aware of any: Generally, stopping Lupron (leuprolide) just allows the whole hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis to start getting back to normal, with gradual increases in both testosterone and estrogen as the Lupron (leuprolide) wears off. In some people who have been on multiple courses of lupron, (leuprolide) or have been on it for a long time, there may not be recovery, and the low testosterone and estrogen may be permanent. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of lupron (leuprolide) depot ?

What are the side effects of lupron (leuprolide) depot ?

Side effects: Lupron (leuprolide) side effects are hot flashes and head aches. If taken for longer than 6 months some reversible bone loss can be found with bone scans. ...Read more

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How does lupron (leuprolide) depot work for endometriosis?

How does lupron (leuprolide) depot work for endometriosis?

In the brain: Receptors in the brain get saturated to a that point the pulses of gnrh cannot stimulate the ovarian production of estrogen. ...Read more

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How severe do the side effects of lupron (leuprolide) depot?

How severe do the side effects of lupron (leuprolide) depot?

Usually Mild: When i treat patients with Depo-Provera Lupron (leuprolide) (for instance for endometriosis) i usual;y use add back therapy, this is a second medicine used to prevent the side effects from lupron (leuprolide). The addback usually reduces or gets rid of any hot flashes, any vaginal dryness, or any mood swings. So in this way i usually prevent side effects from ever occurring. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Lupron (leuprolide) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Lupron (leuprolide) allergy?

Lupron is a: synthetic hormone used to treat several medical conditions in men and women. Allergy is the immune system's over-reaction to various stimuli(antigens), and can occur with any drug, usually with very low probability. Allergic reaction can range in severity from mild(hives) to life-threatening(anaphylaxis). ...Read more

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Is it safe to be receiving lupron (leuprolide) depot shots for 11 years?

Is it safe to be receiving lupron (leuprolide) depot shots for 11 years?

Depo-Lupron: It is incredibly unusual for a doctor to recommend treatment with depo-lupron for 11 years. This medication is not considered a long-term treatment of any gynecological condition. It's normally used for 6-12 months at a time to control endometriosis, shrink fibroids ; a few other situations. The main concern is poor bone health. Although other complications are possible from early menopause. ...Read more

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Lupron (leuprolide) is causing suicidal and homicidal thoughts. What should I do?

Lupron (leuprolide) is causing suicidal and homicidal thoughts. What should I do?

Call crisis center: You need to call your doctor immediately and discuss this issue. If your dr. Does not call you back immediately, than call the nearest emergency room or 911 and ask them for a crisis number/hotline where you can discuss your feelings with a trained professional. If you have suicidal/homicidal thoughts with an action plan, call 911 as you may need emergent treatment for your ; others safety. ...Read more

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Had my 6th shot of lupron (leuprolide) and now I have vag bleeding. Is that normal?

Had my 6th shot of lupron (leuprolide) and now I have vag bleeding. Is that normal?

Low estrogen: Yes, sometimes when you have been suppresed for a while this can happen, or if you are late for a dose. I would not worry if it goes away but if persistant sometimes a little estrogen add-back can help. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the risks for lupron (leuprolide) injections to induce menopause at 30 years old?

Minimal, if: Minimal risks if used appropriately for the right reasons, and for a limited period of time. A few symptoms, but no significant risks. It is not appropriate to treat a solid/septate ovarian mass with Lupron (leuprolide) without a firm diagnosis though. ...Read more

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When on lupron (leuprolide) how much calcium and vit d do you take? I'm a 47 year old female

When on lupron (leuprolide) how much calcium and vit d do you take? I'm a 47 year old female

Twice per day: First of all, it is important to know why and how long you are on lupron (leuprolide). That helps to provide a better answer. In the absences of a medical reason to be careful from calcium. (stones, kidney disease, etc), you should be on calcium and vit d twice daily. Vit d about 400 iu each time and calcium about 650 mg each time. A combined pill is the easiest way to go. ...Read more

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How long should you wait after the 3 month Lupron (leuprolide) injection to try to conceive?

How long should you wait after the 3 month Lupron (leuprolide) injection to try to conceive?

Depends: Why are you taking the Lupron (leuprolide)? is the underlying condition such that it is safe to proceed? You need to discuss this with your doctor who I suppose operated on you to diagnose the condition. In general, yes ,after 3 months passes you might start ovulating and it will be a chance to get pregnant ...Read more

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How much calcium should I take if i'm on lupron (leuprolide) to supress my endometriosis for a year?

How much calcium should I take if i'm on  lupron (leuprolide) to supress my endometriosis  for a year?

Calcium 1500 mg: The usual recommended dose of calcium is between 1000 and 1500 mg per day. Vitamin d 300 . 600 units per day will help your body in the absorption of calcium. ...Read more

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