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Depends: Zoladex (goserelin) comes in 3.6 & 10.8 mg implants. The lower dose is designed to supress gonadotropin release (medical menopause) for 28 days. The higher dose for approx 3 months. Usually, you'll resume cycles 1 & 3 months respectively although there can be a 2-4 week lag depending on your age, ovulation patterns, and proximity to menopause. Remember it's not birth control and this is needed. ...Read more
How long does it take for zoladex (goserelin) injection to work IV had it 10 days ago and still in pain with cyst on ovaries?
IV ZOLADEX (goserelin)???: I do not think that zoladex (goserelin) IV is a currently used treatment for a painful ovarian cyst. Without details as to size and an ultrasound exam showing the cyst's characteristics, i cannot recommend treatment. A painful clear ovarian cyst can be aspirated with ultrasound transvaginal guidance and the pain should go away within a few hours, if not sooner. Hope this info helps! ...Read more
I started a six month course of zoladex (goserelin) three weeks ago. Today I have started to bleed heavily and my hair has become very thin. Is this normal?
Common: Not normal, but, unfortunately, all too common. Let your doctor know about this. ...Read more
I am having troubled nights and find it very hard to wake up even after 8 hrs sleep. Can it be the side effect of medication? I am on zoladex (goserelin). Thanks
I'm in zoladex (goserelin) had my 1st one 28 days ago about to have the 2nd one I have no side affects i'm on this cause I have cysts that bust i'm still in pain?
It and Lupron (leuprolide): Act in a complex hypothalamic/pituitary axis way, to turn of lh that stimulates testis to produce testosterone, which gives libido but also acts as jet fuel to stimulate pros ca growth. Flutamide/bicalutamide block cell receptors to the testosterone stimulation. ...Read more