Zoladex10.8mg is used for locally advanced or metastatic carcinoma of the prostate.
Zoladex 10.8mg lowers the amount of sex hormones in the body. In men it reduces the level of testosterone.
Your doctor will have explained why you are being treated with Zoladex® 10.8mg and told you what dose you will be given.
Carefully follow all directions given to you by your doctor. These instructions may differ from the information contained here. Your doctor may prescribe this medicine for another use. Zoladex® 10.8mg is only available with a doctor’s prescription. Ask your doctor if you want more information.
Zoladex® 10.8mg is not addictive.
How is Zoladex® 10.8mg given?
A Zoladex® 10.8mg implant will be injected under the skin (subcutaneous) of your stomach every three months.
Zoladex® 10.8mg can only be administered by a doctor or nurse.
The implant is a very small pellet that is given by a special needle and syringe known as SafeSystemTM. The injection will not hurt very much. The pellet is designed to slowly release the medicine into your body over three month