Hormones are a complex series of chemicals created by the human body that affect all aspects of growth and development. Only tiny bits of hormone are secreted in the endocrine and exocrine systems to affect the desired changes. Disrupting that delicate balance or homeostasis with hormone therapy is a dangerous proposition.
Since its inception in 1985, Lupron has been one of the most prominent hormone treatments available. However, many patients are finding the side effects of Lupron, which can be permanent, do not outweight the often times limited benefit the drug provides. This article lists the numorous known dangers of Lupron and it’s effect on the body’s different systems. If you are taking Lupron and are experiencing any of these side effects or other adverse events, you are encouraged to report your symptoms to the FDA’s Medwatch Program at: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/default.htm