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Condition: Endometriosis
5/25/2014 10:16:07 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My OB-GYN recommended this treatment for diagnosing whether I had endometriosis. He told me that it would help if I did or it would make my symptoms worse if i didn't. I had very few side effects, and it helped immensely! I had the treatments for 6 months. My last shot was in February and I haven't had any problems since. The only thing is that it has been almost 4 months since my last sho ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Endometriosis
5/12/2014 12:03:24 AM

Reviewer: L.C., 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have taken two shots so far. After the first shot I begin to have hot flashes, night sweats and upset stomach. I did still have severe cramps still but no bleeding . By the second shot I had all the above symptoms along with severe joint pain to the point of going to a physical medicine doctor and having to get a MRI that stated that I had a meniscus tear in my knee and arthritis which has cause ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Endometriosis
4/22/2014 4:21:46 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have pretty severe endometriosis to the point where the endo was into my bladder and causing me to have to go to the bathroom 11+ times a day, sometimes not making it. I'm only 32 so this was totally unacceptable. Started out as bladder infections about 5 years ago, turned into bladder pain, birth control kind of helped but my blood pressure would go through the roof and on my period weeks I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Endometriosis
3/27/2014 5:46:25 PM

Reviewer: QueenQ, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My GyneOB recommended I take these shots for 6 months following my surgery to remove a HUGE fibroid as well as a cyst on each ovary. During surgery, she discovered that I also had a severe case of endometriosis. She said that the Lupron Depot would help get rid of the endometriosis. Each month I took a shot in a hip (alternating each month). I researched all the possible side effects but still ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Endometriosis
3/24/2014 11:15:08 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Run!!!! Do not take this drug. It will ruin your life. Still having side effects a year later and it made my problem 100000x worse. It should never be given to a patient. DO NOT TAKE.

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