Is Zoladex good for endometriosis?

Is Zoladex good for endometriosis?

Is Zoladex good for endometriosis?

Zoladex for endometriosis Zoladex is FDA-approved to treat endometriosis, a condition in which the tissue that lines the inside of your uterus (womb) grows outside the uterus.

What are the long term side effects of Zoladex injection?


  • deepening of voice.
  • increased hair growth.
  • mental depression.
  • mood changes.
  • What happens when you stop Zoladex?

    When you stop having the drug, your ovaries will usually start to produce oestrogen again. Most women will start their periods within three months to a year after finishing treatment. However, if you’re approaching the age of natural menopause when your treatment finishes, your ovaries may not start working again.

    What does Zoladex do to the body?

    Zoladex contains a medicine called goserelin. This belongs to a group of medicines called ‘LHRH analogues’. In men, Zoladex is used to treat prostate cancer. It works by reducing the amount of ‘testosterone’ (a hormone) that is produced by your body.

    Can Zoladex make you infertile?

    Final study results found women diagnosed with early-stage, hormone-receptor-negative breast cancer who were treated with Zoladex (chemical name: goserelin) in addition to chemotherapy before surgery were much less likely to be infertile after chemotherapy ended.

    How long can you have Zoladex injections for?

    To treat uterine fibroids, you should only have Zoladex for up to three months. To treat endometriosis, you should only have Zoladex for up to six months. To make the lining of your uterus thinner before an operation on your womb, you should only have Zoladex for one or two months (four or eight weeks).

    How many Zoladex injections can you have?

    Zoladex 10.8 is a special preparation of goserelin acetate which is designed to work in the body for 12 to 13 weeks after each injection. Most people will need one injection for each 12 to 13 weeks of treatment.

    Can you have children after Zoladex?

    After 5 years of follow-up, nearly twice as many women treated with Zoladex and chemotherapy became pregnant than women treated with just chemotherapy: 23.1% of women treated with Zoladex plus chemotherapy became pregnant.