Lupron Information

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Lupron As Hormone Therapy

Abbott Labs is the manufacture of Lupron, more commonly referred to as leuprolide. Lupron is supposed to help both men and women's sexual health, ailing in the treatment of prostate cancer for men and helping to combat endometriosis in women. The medication may also be used for early puberty.

There are five types of Lupron that can be injected under a patients skin to help with his or her hormone therapy. The kinds of Lupron are:

  • Lupron Depot 30
  • Lupron Depot 22.5
  • Lupron Depot 7.5
  • Lupron Depot 11.25
  • Lupron Depot 3.75

Lupron Side Effects

There is a long list of potential side effects linked to Lupron. Some apply only to men and others affect just women, but others, such as chronic muscle pain, have been reported in both sexes.

Lupron side effects that have been documented are:

  • Chronic muscle pain and weakness
  • Back pain
  • Joint pain
  • Limb pain
  • Urine with blood in it
  • Diarrhea
  • Severe headaches
  • Vomiting
  • Muscle atrophy
  • Depression
  • Decreasing of hemoglobin
  • Decreasing of hematocrit
  • Bone density changes
  • Loss of the sense of smell
  • Loss of the sense of taste
  • Enlargement and sensitivity to breasts (women)
  • Decrease in size of testicles (men)
  • Erectile dysfunction (men)
  • Decreased sexual desire (both men and women)
  • Thyroid problems

Lupron Lawsuit

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has conducted studies on Lupron and determined that the drug has "potential safety issues." However, Abbott Labs has not included a warning label regarding long-term health problems connected to Lupron as of yet.

A class action lawsuit has already been filed in New York, in April of 2010. The lawsuit accuses Abbott Labs of concealing health hazards associated with the drug and of not conducting adequate safety tests before getting the FDA to approve Lupron.

If you have been taking Lupron and suffered from one of the side effects known to be caused by this hormone treatment, you might qualify to file a lawsuit. By hiring a Lupron lawyer, you are taking the first step in exercising your legal rights. Our attorneys can help you seek compensation for your suffering. To schedule a private consultation, please contact our attorneys today.

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