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Zoladex For Ovarian Suppression
Ask your doctor: www.drugs.com is a great website to get your question answered thoroughly. Also ask your doctor....Many times the inserts and web info is over the top complete and can be a bit scary. Ask your doc if he/she is having any side effect issues with other patients or what symptoms would be a concern. ...Read more
I'm using zoladex (goserelin) 10.8mg, but when i search about zoladex (goserelin) it says "the 10.8-milligram syringe should not be used in women" why?
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
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?
Zoladex (goserelin): Zoladex (goserelin) is helpful for treatment of prostate cancer in men and breast cancer in women. I am sorry if you have one of these conditions and wish you well. If you are on Zoladex (goserelin) please have your doctor to give you all the information available. You can also look up Zoladex (goserelin) on the web. ...Read more
Is 133.5pmol/l for estrogen and 1.31nmol/l for progesterone low or high if I've been on zoladex (goserelin) for 7 mth?
See answer : Depends on the reason you are on Zoladex (goserelin)...If it is Endometriosis, then your pain should have resolved or if you are on it for bleeding then bleeding should have resolved. Bottom line is it shouldn't matter what your Estradiol and Progesterone are, although your ovaries are suppressed by the levels you posted and your medication is working. Hope this helps. ...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
Is there anything i can do to decrease side effects for zoladex (goserelin) or make them more manageable? Add back therapy will be used.
Im worried that i may be pregnant, i had a zoladex (goserelin) injection in november 10, 8mg , but i still haven't started bleeding, could it be possible.
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 eighteen and I have endometriosis, i'm feeling terrible so one of my doctors is prescribing zoladex, (goserelin) the other wants surgery. Best option is..
Endometriosis: Have you had surgery already? If not, start with that. ...Read more
Have just had my first dose of zoladex (goserelin) to prepare my womb. What could be a side effect?
Many Things: Hot flashes (flushing), dizziness, headache, increased sweating, decreased sexual interest/ability, trouble sleeping, nausea, change in breast size, hair loss, or mental/mood changes (such as depression, mood swings, hallucinations) may occur. Pain, bruising, bleeding, redness, or swelling at the injection site may also occur. Vaginal dryness may also occur. ...Read more
Just got a shot of zoladex (goserelin) that should last for 3months, when can I have laproscopy to remove fibroids? Thanks
I am suffering of endometriosys for 4 Years now. I heard about the Visanne treatment. I had zoladex (goserelin) after my surgery in 2011 and it didn't work.
Not approved: Visanne is still undergoing clinical trials for relief of pain due to endometriosis and has not yet been approved by the FDA. Large trials are on going and have shown some significant benefit.I am not sure about access to it in Italy but it sounds very promising.Hope this helps. ...Read more
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