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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Lupron Depot (3 Month) IM.

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2/5/2013 10:00:20 PM

Reviewer: KTJ10, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I dont care what anyone says, I love the lupron shot! It is the only thing that has taken away the pain and constant heavy bleeding. My only wish is that they come up with something that can be taken continuously and not just in 6 month intervals. Yes I did have side effects like hot flashes and decreased breast size but I would gladly take that over severe pain and constant horrible bleeding!

Condition: Other
9/7/2012 2:26:00 PM

Reviewer: nubianqueen7, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I received this injection to stop the extremely heavy periods I had been experiencing for several months. The bleeding was so bad that I had been hospitalized for low hemoglobin, which I had no idea is what was wrong with me. The doctor gave me the shot which he obviously hoped would control the bleeding; it didn't and I bleed even more than before, for three months straight. Finally had a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
8/23/2012 11:49:47 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I suffered from severe endometriosis. I had two surgeries, the second surgery it completely covered my ovaries. Dr. suggested Lupron Depot shots (I actually had 4 months of it). I am now divorced earlier than I had planned (I planned on doing it in the future, but not at the moment) and I know it is because of this drug. I am a very logical person. While receiving these shots, I seriously was not ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
4/21/2012 7:27:30 PM

Reviewer: loggerswife_21, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
has been a great help in stopping my endometriosis and pelvic pain. the only side effect i have experienced is hot flashes and night sweats. and hair growth and acne. overall, would recommend this drug!

Condition: Other
3/27/2012 2:00:37 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I received Lupron injections for the first time in 2006 prior to having surgery to remove fibroids. It worked as described, stopping my periods - but I also had the side effects of hot flashes, night sweats, etc. I didn't mind because it stopped the heavy flow and allowed me to have the surgery. I received the injections again - after having severe anemia - it didn't work as well the secon ... Show Full Comment

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