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  • Zoladex Depot 10.8mg 1's

Zoladex Depot 10.8mg 1's

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Description
Zoladex LA contains a medicine called goserelin. This belongs to a group of medicines called ‘LHRH analogues’. Zoladex LA is used to treat prostate cancer. It works by reducing the amount of ‘testosterone’ (a hormone) that is produced by your body. Zoladex LA is a long-acting form of Zoladex and it is given every 12 weeks.
How to use
The Zoladex LA 10.8 mg Implant will be injected under the skin on your stomach every 12 weeks. This will be done by your doctor or nurse. It is important that you keep having Zoladex LA treatment, even if you are feeling well. Keep having this treatment until your doctor decides that it is time for you to stop.
Precautions
Warnings and precautions: Talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse before using Zoladex LA:
-if you have problems passing urine (water) or problems with your back.
- if you have diabetes.
- if you have high blood pressure.
- if you have any condition that affects the strength of your bones, especially if you are a heavy drinker, a smoker, have a family history of osteoporosis (a condition that affects the strength of your bones) or take anticonvulsants (medicines for epilepsy or fits) or corticosteroids (steroids).
- if you have any heart or blood vessel conditions, including heart rhythm problems (arrhythmia), or are being treated with medicines for these conditions. The risk of heart rhythm problems may be increased when using Zoladex LA. There have been reports of depression in patients taking Zoladex which may be severe. If you are taking Zoladex and develop depressed mood, inform your doctor.
Medicines of this type can cause a reduction in bone calcium (thinning of bones). If you go into hospital, tell the medical staff that you are having Zoladex LA.
Children: Zoladex LA should not be given to children.