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Talk to your doctor: You should discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
Off lupron (leuprolide) for 3+ mo. Going to take ocp to bring back af. Going to stop after i get 1st cycle bc i want to ttc. How long after last pill can I try ttc?
Dr gave me 10- 200mg progestrone pill 1x day to bring back period after lupron (leuprolide) treatment. How will the pill work? How soon till my period? Ttc w/hubby
Hard to say: Taking Progesterone for 10 days after having Lupron (leuprolide) treatment may or may not cause a period. Usually Lupron (leuprolide) will thin out the uterine lining. Progesterone only works to bring on a period if there is a thick lining to shed. It may be helpful to get an opinion from a fertility specialist or another gynecologist. ...Read more
Hormone inhibitor: Lupron (aka leuprolide) inhibits the production of testosterone and estrogen from the testes and ovaries, respectively. It is used in the treatment of a number of things including endometriosis, prostate and breast cancer and inappropriately early puberty in kiddos, each of which is made worse by excessive testosterone or estrogen secretion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Menopausal effects: Lupron (leuprolide) injections are used for many reasons in gynecology, most commonly in the treatment of fibroids and endometriosis. Essentially, Lupron (leuprolide) shuts down ovarian function and leads to a menopausal state. Therefore, side effects include hot flashes, vaginal dryness, mood swings, decreased libido, and bone loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends/ indications: I agree with the prior answer in context, but want to weigh in on other uses. Studies show Lupron (leuprolide) in the depot form is effective at shrinking fibroid volume by about 1/3 in 3 months. This gives a proven statistically lower blood loss in women preparing for surgical myomectomy. Also Lupron (leuprolide) in the non-depot form is safe, effective and routinely used in stimulations for ivf. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer