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1/12/2015 11:42:45 PM

Reviewer: shell5, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I'm 27 and I found out I had stage 3-4 severe endometriosis last year. I had all the horrible symptoms for endo but I honestly just thought it was normal for me. One night, I woke up with terrible, terrible pain in my lower abdomen. Turned out I had grapefruit sized cysts INSIDE both of my ovaries and they were leaking blood into my abdomen. I had emergency surgery to break open the cysts and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
10/6/2014 4:51:29 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I'm 53 and have endometriosis. I've taken Lupron for a year now. It stopped my period. It has helped me tremendously give me a life back as my periods were so incapacitating with the heavy bleeding and PMS/bloating beforehand for years and year except during pregnancies. The downside is the constant hot flashes and night sweats. I also have mood swings,a lot of memory loss and achy hip bon ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/30/2014 10:35:49 AM

Reviewer: schooldaze, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This has been a horrible medication that I would never recommend, nor will I take it again. I had two injections, one in June and the other in September of 2013. They did help my fibroids to shrink and I was scheduled for third injection in December when I realized that all the physical problems I had been having since the summer had been caused by the Lupron Depot. I've had severe joint and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
10/9/2013 3:24:46 PM

Reviewer: missgrowtea, 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 was diagnosed with endometriosis in Spring of 2013. Lupron honestly saved my life! For 6 months I felt normal. My pain was gone and I took control of my life back. I started out on the monthly depot. Not sure of the side effects etc., I wanted to play it safe. First month was a little ruff. I had body aches for few days, hot flashes, and night sweats. Second month my Dr. prescribed me th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
4/28/2013 12:18:46 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
had lupron injection for 3 months, I admit it stopped heavy flow of menstrual for a few months but had horrible side affects, hot flashed, sweats, major rashing and itching, acutal welts everywhere on my body I would not take nor can I take this medication again almost 11 months after 1st injection and still have side affects

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