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December 23rd, 2010, 08:37 AM
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I started Lupron this morning for our IVF cycle next month. Just wondering if any of you have had experience with Lupron, just curious. Thanks for any input.
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December 23rd, 2010, 09:13 AM
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I've done four ivf cycles, one of which was a traditional lupron cycle. I didn't have a very good reaction to lupron. I felt really hazy on it and had horrible headaches, but that all went away once I started the stims. It also got easier after a few days on the medicine. I did the shots in my thigh in the morning, and it was by far the easiest shot I've given myself, although a few times I bled from hitting a cap. I think everyone's experience on lupron is different. I'm really sensitive to medication and it was not for me.
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December 23rd, 2010, 11:08 AM
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Sorry to just butt in here, but I have been on Lupron for a month(I still have 5 months left on it due to endo). The only complaint I really have is the insomnia. I just cant sleep. I used to be able to sleep all day and all night if I wanted to. Now, I struggle to fall asleep and maybe only get 3 hours before waking up and tossing and turning for the rest of the night.
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December 23rd, 2010, 12:32 PM
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I had zero problems with lupron. It actually made me feel really good! However, apparently my lack of reaction to lupron is pretty unheard of.
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December 23rd, 2010, 04:11 PM
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I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but Lupron pretty much sucked for me. I had decent headaches, some hot flashes and night sweats, but the mood swings were the worst. I yelled at DH several times and the worst was when he put garlic salt on my scrambled eggs! I almost lost it!

The side effects went away when I started stims, so at least they aren't permanent. Good luck!
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