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Goserelin
Specialty Drug

Zoladex

GOSERELIN is similar to a hormone found in the body. It lowers the amount of sex hormones that the body makes. Men will have lower testosterone levels and women will have lower estrogen levels while taking this medicine. In men, this medicine is used to treat prostate cancer; the injection is either given once per month or once every 12 weeks. A once per month injection (only) is used to treat women with endometriosis, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, or advanced breast cancer. Compare gonadotropin releasing hormone agonists.
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Goserelin Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Your symptoms may appear to get worse during the first weeks of this therapy. Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse after this time.

Your bones may get weaker if you take this medicine for a long time. If you smoke or frequently drink alcohol you may increase your risk of bone loss. A family history of osteoporosis, chronic use of drugs for seizures (convulsions), or corticosteroids can also increase your risk of bone loss. Talk to your doctor about how to keep your bones strong.

This medicine should stop regular monthly menstration in women. Tell your doctor if you continue to menstrate.

Women should not become pregnant while taking this medicine or for 12 weeks after stopping this medicine. Women should inform their doctor if they wish to become pregnant or think they might be pregnant. There is a potential for serious side effects to an unborn child. Talk to your health care professional or pharmacist for more information. Do not breast-feed an infant while taking this medicine.

Men should inform their doctors if they wish to father a child. This medicine may lower sperm counts. Talk to your health care professional or pharmacist for more information.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

For all adults

Less common

Fast or irregular heartbeat

Rare

Bone, muscle, or joint pain

changes in skin color of the face

fainting

fast or irregular breathing

numbness or tingling of the hands or feet

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes

skin rash, hives, or itching

sudden, severe decrease in blood pressure and collapse

tightness in the chest

troubled breathing

For females only

Rare

Anxiety

deepening of voice

increased hair growth

mental depression

mood changes

For males only

Rare

Pain in the chest

pain in the groin or legs (especially in the calves of the legs)

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

For all adults

More common

Sudden sweating and feelings of warmth (also called hot flashes)

Less common

Blurred vision

burning, itching, redness, or swelling at the place of injection

decreased interest in sexual intercourse

dizziness

headache

nausea or vomiting

swelling and increased tenderness of the breasts

swelling of the feet or lower legs

trouble sleeping

weight gain

For females only

More common

Light, irregular vaginal bleeding

stopping of menstrual periods

Less common

Burning, dryness, or itching of the vagina

pelvic pain

For males only

Less common

Bone pain

constipation

decreased size of the testicles

inability to have or keep an erection

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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