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Are There Side Effects?

Just like any medicine, leuprolide can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. Most people tolerate it quite well.
If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious reactions are less common.
Possible side effects of leuprolide include but are not limited to:
  • Hot flashes
  • General body pain
  • Injection site reactions, such as burning and stinging
  • Fatigue.
(Click Leuprolide Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to using leuprolide if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Leuprolide to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)
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