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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Lupron Depot (4 Month) IM.

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Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
7/25/2015 11:12:47 AM

Reviewer: whatajourney, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Hot flashes every hour, night sweats almost unbearable, gaining weight about 1.5 lbs per week (even on diet). Tried Effexor for hot flashes -- it worked but the side effects were worse than the hot flashes. Will likely not have another Lupron injection -- will try using only Casodex + Avodart.

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
10/17/2014 8:54:20 PM

Reviewer: Artl, 65-74 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Have Been using lupron for 15 years, and psa is less than 0.1

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
8/7/2014 1:35:39 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Hot flashes, Night sweats, tired, & trouble sleeping. First dose (4 month shot) was Mar. 21, 2014, second was July 21

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
5/25/2014 12:07:42 PM

Reviewer: Will, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Many, many side effects such as headache, muscle aches and pain, depression, suicidal ideation, no energy, fatigue, exhaution, decreased strength, mind fog and nocturia

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
5/8/2014 8:46:46 PM

Reviewer: tova, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
works well but must deal with hot flashes throughout the day...just carry a handkerchief and catch a breeze

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