I took it for 2 years. I was on the 3 month injection, but I asked my doctor if I could take a break because I read that it wasn't good to take for more than 6 months. If the pain returns I will go back. My last shot was February.
I've been taking Lupron Depot for almost 6 years. I'm doing well, compared to the painful years and suffering. I wonder how long I should be having it. I am scared a of going back to extreme pain if I stop taking it.
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