ZOLADEX is used in men to treat prostate cancer. And for women to treat certain breast cancers or a certain uterus disorder (endometriosis). For women to thin the lining of the uterus (endometrium) in preparation for a procedure to treat abnormal uterine bleeding. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of treatment. Goserelin is similar to a natural hormone made by the body (luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone-LHRH). It works by decreasing testosterone hormones in men and estrogen hormones in women. This effect helps to slow or stop the growth of certain cancer cells and uterine tissue that need these hormones to grow and spread.
How to use Zoladex Implant
Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start using goserelin and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
This medication is an implant that slowly releases hormones into your body. So It is placed by a health care professional by injection under the skin of the lower abdomen below the navel. The implant itself will be completely absorbed into the body over weeks or months.
Receive this medication as directed by your doctor. Follow the dosing schedule carefully to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, mark your calendar to keep track of when to receive the next dose. Do not stop this medication without your doctor’s approval.
So The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully. They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet.
So ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box.
The recommended dose is:
- OVER-DOSAGE OF ZOLADEX 3.6MG 1SYRING
- CONTRA-INDICATION OF ZOLADEX 3.6MG 1SYRING
- STORAGE OF ZOLADEX 3.6MG 1SYRING