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Lupron Depot

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Lupron Depot


Patients should be informed that:

  • If they experience an allergic reaction to other drugs like LUPRON DEPOT, they should not use this drug.
  • LUPRON DEPOT is usually continued, often with additional medication, after the development of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
  • The most common side effects associated with LUPRON DEPOT are hot flashes, pain (especially joint pain and back pain), injection site pain and fatigue.
  • LUPRON DEPOT may cause impotence.
  • The increase in testosterone that occurs during the first weeks of therapy can cause an increase in urinary symptoms or pain.
  • If they have metastatic cancer to the spine or urinary tract, they need close medical attention during the first weeks of therapy.
  • They should notify their doctor if they develop new or worsened symptoms after beginning LUPRON DEPOT treatment.

Last reviewed on RxList: 6/28/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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