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Side Effects of Lupron

Just like any medicine, Lupron may cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of Lupron include but are not limited to:
  • Hot flashes
  • Pain
  • Weakness
  • Edema (swelling of the hands, arms, feet, or legs).
(Click Lupron Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)

Drug Interactions

Lupron may react with a few other medicines (see Lupron Drug Interactions).

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to using this medication if you have:
    • A family history of osteoporosis
    • Smoking
    • Alcohol use
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Lupron Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)
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