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Leuprolide acetate
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Leuprolide acetate Side Effects

Luprolide acetate package

Serious side effects

  • mental or mood changes as anxiety, delusions, depression, and nervousness
  • severe allergic reactions such as rash, hives, itching, difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, swelling of the mouth, face, lips or tongue
  • new or worsening bone pain
  • burning, numbness, tingling, or weakness
  • paralysis
  • blood in the urine
  • shortness of breath
  • symptoms of heart attack like chest, jaw or left arm pain, numbness of an arm or leg, sudden, severe headache or vomiting, vision changes
  • fast slow or irregular heartbeat
  • fainting
  • severe headache
  • symptoms of high blood sugar like drowsiness, fast breathing, flushing, fruit-like breath odor, increased thirst, hunger, or urination
  • seizures
  • severe drowsiness
  • trouble urinating or inability to urinate
  • swelling of hands, ankles, or feet
  • vision changes
  • symptoms of a stroke like confusion, one sided weakness, slurred speech, and vision changes
  • severe dizziness or light headedness
  • loss of bowel or bladder control
  • pain or unusual sensations in your back
  • muscle weakness or loss of use
  • numbness, weakness, or tingly feeling in your legs or feet
  • nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice,(yellowing of the skin or eyes)

Less serious side effects

  • mild burning, pain, stinging, redness and bruising at the injection site
  • skin redness, itching, or scaling
  • increased sweating
  • night sweats
  • hot flashes, night sweats, chills, clammy skin
  • headache
  • upset stomach
  • breast changes
  • acne, increased growth of facial hair
  • joint, muscle aches
  • testicle pains
  • trouble sleeping, depression, memory problems
  • breakthrough bleeding in a female child during the first 2 months of leuprolide treatment
  • reduced sexual interest, impotence
  • nausea, diarrhea, constipation, stomach pain
  • vaginal discomfort, dryness
  • vaginal bleeding
  • swelling of the ankles, feet
  • increased urination at night
  • breast swelling or tenderness
  • vaginal itching or discharge
  • dizziness, weakness, tired feeling