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To put an end to the drug, Lupron!

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I was diagnosed in 2007 with stage 4 endometriosis. Before being diagnosed, I was a healthy, carefree woman. Once diagnosed and after having a laparoscopy performed, I was prescribed Lupron injections for 6 months. I was prescribed Lupron a total of three times, two of which lasted 6 months and one which was only a month because I could not take the side effects at all! I had side effects for the other two as well, but not as bad as the last time prescribed. T5I was given Lupron in 2007, 2012, and 2016. To this day, I feel horrible and have been diagnosed with various chronic diseases and conditions including, fibromyalgia, hypothyroidism, sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, amongst others. From being 100% healthy to a 37 year old who feels more like she's 73 is heartbreaking! I am in such pain all day, every day that I cannot even pick up my 4 year old daughter, go up the staircase without feeling aches and shortness of breath, have to literally roll out of bed because of the stiffness and aches..... I have zero quality of life! I was never told that these side effects can linger once finished with the injections. I was told that at the most, I would experience hot flashes and they would linger for only a month or so after finishing the injections. I was never told that all the diseases I've been diagnosed with could have been a possibility. I was pretty much told it was my only hope. It's not just me because so many women have the same type of issues I do. I find it absurd to give it to a man for prostate cancer and to women with endometriosis! Lupron is the devil's drug and I would want nothing more, but to put an end to it and save women from falling into the same hole I did. I do not want my fellow endometriosis sisters to struggle the way I have since being prescribed Lupron. I want to be their voice and put an end to Lupron!

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