Zoladex (Goserelin Acetate)
Prescription required. Product of UK/EU. Shipped from United Kingdom.
Prescription required. Product of New Zealand. Shipped from New Zealand. Zoladex is also marketed internationally under the name Zoladex Depot.
To comply with Canadian International Pharmacy Association regulations you are permitted to order a 3-month supply or the closest package size available based on your personal prescription. read more
Goserelin Acetate Information
(goe' se rel in)
Before receiving goserelin implant,
- tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to goserelin, histrelin (Supprelin LA, Vantas), leuprolide (Eligard, Lupron), nafarelin (Synarel), triptorelin (Trelstar), any other medications, or any of the ingredients in goserelin implant. Ask your pharmacist for a list of the ingredients.
- tell your doctor and pharmacist what other prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Be sure to mention any of the following: medications for seizures or oral steroids such as dexamethasone (Decadron, Dexpak), methylprednisolone (Medrol), and prednisone (Sterapred). Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you carefully for side effects.
- tell your doctor if you have a history of drinking alcohol or using tobacco products for a long period of time, or if you or anyone in your family has or has ever had osteoporosis (a condition in which the bones become thin and weak and break easily), or if you have or have ever had a compressed spinal cord, diabetes, unusual vaginal bleeding, urinary obstruction in men (blockage that causes difficulty urinating), or heart or liver disease.
- tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Goserelin implant should not be used in pregnant women, except for treatment of advanced breast cancer. Call your doctor right away if you think you have become pregnant during your treatment. Goserelin implant may harm the fetus.You should not plan to become pregnant while using goserelin implant or for 12 weeks after your treatment. Your doctor may perform a pregnancy test or tell you to begin your treatment during your menstrual period to be sure that you are not pregnant when you begin using goserelin implant. You will need to use a reliable nonhormonal method of birth control to prevent pregnancy while you are using goserelin implant and for 12 weeks after your treatment. Talk to your doctor about the types of birth control that are right for you, and continue to use birth control even though you should not have regular menstrual periods during your treatment.tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You should not breast-feed during your treatment with goserelin implant.
- hot flashes (a sudden wave of mild or intense body heat)
- sudden reddening of the face, neck, or upper chest
- lack of energy
- loss of appetite
- breast pain or change in breast size in women
- decreased sexual desire or ability
- painful sexual intercourse
- vaginal discharge, dryness, or itching
- menstruation (periods)
- swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
- unable to control emotions and frequent mood changes
- difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
- pain, itching, swelling, or redness at the place where the implant was inserted
- difficulty breathing or swallowing
- chest pain
- pain in the arms, back, neck, or jaw
- unusual weight gain
- slow or difficult speech
- dizziness or fainting
- weakness or numbness of an arm or leg
- bone pain
- not able to move legs
- painful or difficult urination
- frequent urination
- extreme thirst
- blurred vision
- dry mouth
- breath that smells fruity
- decreased consciousness