Zoladex 3.6 Injection

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Zoladex 3.6 Injection Information

Zoladex 3.6 Injection is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Injection. It is typically used for the treatment of Prostate Cancer. Secondary and off-label uses of Zoladex 3.6 Injection have also been mentioned below.

The optimal dosage of Zoladex 3.6 Injection is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Zoladex 3.6 Injection also has some side effects, the most common being Decreased libido, Breast Enlargement, Ovarian Cysts. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Zoladex 3.6 Injection as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Zoladex 3.6 Injection are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Zoladex 3.6 Injection is Severe for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Zoladex 3.6 Injection has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Zoladex 3.6 Injection related warnings section.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Zoladex 3.6 Injection contraindications section.

Drug interactions for Zoladex 3.6 Injection have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Zoladex 3.6 Injection is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



Zoladex 3.6 Injection Benefits & Uses

Zoladex 3.6 Injection is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Zoladex 3.6 Injection Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult(Male)
  • Disease: Prostate Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 3.6 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Given upper abdominal wall every 28 days
Adult(Female)
  • Disease: Endometriosis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 3.6 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: 6 months
  • Special Instructions: Given upper abdominal wall every 28 days

Zoladex 3.6 Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Zoladex 3.6 Injection safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Zoladex. If you are pregnant, do not take Zoladex without a doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Zoladex 3.6 Injection safe during breastfeeding?


    Taking Zoladex may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Zoladex should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Zoladex 3.6 Injection on the Kidneys?


    Very few cases of side effects of Zoladex on kidney have been reported.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Zoladex 3.6 Injection on the Liver?


    Side effects of Zoladex rarely affect the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Zoladex 3.6 Injection on the Heart?


    There may be an adverse effect on the heart after taking Zoladex. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Restart this medicine only if your doctor advises you to do so.

    Moderate


Zoladex 3.6 Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Zoladex 3.6 Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Zoladex 3.6 Injection

  • Is this Zoladex 3.6 Injection habit forming or addictive?


    Zoladex 3.6 Injection does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Zoladex 3.6 Injection as you may feel sleepy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Zoladex 3.6 Injection only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, the use of Zoladex 3.6 Injection in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Zoladex 3.6 Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Zoladex 3.6 Injection


    There is no information on the effects of taking Zoladex 3.6 Injection with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Zoladex 3.6 Injection


    Information about the interaction of Zoladex 3.6 Injection and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Zoladex® (goserelin acetate)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 242

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 624-625



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