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Goselin 3.6 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Goselin Injection

Goselin 3.6 mg Injection is used in the treatment of prostate cancer, breast cancer, endometriosis, uterine fibroids and female infertility. It is also used to reduce the thickness of the endometrium of the uterus in preparation for surgery.

Goselin Injection side effects

Common
  • Hot flashes
  • Increased sweating
  • Decreased libido

How to use Goselin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Goselin Injection works

Goselin 3.6 mg Injection is a synthetic hormone. In men, it works by reducing the level of testosterone (male hormone) which causes regression of prostate tumor and improves symptoms. In women, it suppresses the level of estradiol (female hormone) which helps treat advanced breast cancer, endometriosis and uterine fibroids. It also reduces the thickness of the endometrium, which is the uterus lining, prior to surgery.

Goselin Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Goselin 3.6 mg Injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Goselin 3.6 mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Goselin 3.6 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Goselin 3.6 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Goselin 3.6 mg Injection is recommended.
Liver
SAFE
Goselin 3.6 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Goselin 3.6 mg Injection is recommended.

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Expert Advice

  • Goselin 3.6 mg Injection is used for the treatment of prostate cancer in men and for breast cancer, endometriosis, and uterine fibroids in women.
  • It may also be used along with other medicines to treat infertility in women.
  • It is a prefilled syringe that is injected under the skin of the abdomen, every 28 days.
  • It may cause a reduction in bone mineral density and weakened bones. Your doctor may prescribe other medicines to reduce bone loss.
  • Inform your doctor if you start to feel depressed or have disturbing thoughts or feelings during treatment with this medicine.
  • Vaginal bleeding may occur in the first month after starting treatment and usually stops on its own. Inform your doctor if bleeding continues.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Goselin

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I have problem of frequent urination at night. My father had same at his time.Doctor told me that I am having BPH.Also I went through PSA whose result is 1.8 increased prostate gland size is 40 which came in ultrasound report .When doctor did some test by inserting his finger in my rectal area I felt abnormal pain.doctor asked me to go for a culture test so as to check which can be the best medicine for BPH for me. Kindly suggest if it can be something else like prostate cancer.
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Cancer Specialist
May not be prostate cancer, it is only begnin enlargement of prostate.
Kindly advise our plan of treatment for the patient with extensive skeletal metastases involving axial and appendicular skeleton.
Dr. Sanjay Singh Rai
Cancer Specialist
Send me previous treatment detailsLooks like stage 4 prostate cancer4 treatments are availableOk these are reports but not treatment details
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FAQs

Q. Is Goselin chemotherapy?

Goselin is a chemotherapeutic agent used in the treatment of hormone-sensitive cancers of the breast (in pre- and peri- menopausal women) and prostate, and some benign gynecological disorders (endometriosis, uterine fibroids and endometrial thinning). In addition, it is used in assisted reproduction and in the treatment of precocious puberty

Q. What is Goselin implant?

Goselin implants contain the active ingredient Goselin acetate and are injected under the surface of the skin on the stomach

Q. How long can I take zoladex for?

It is given once or multiple times as required. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug

Q. Can I take paracetamol/ibuprofen/noethisterone with zoladex?

Yes you can take paracetamol/ibuprofen/noethisterone with zoladex.

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17th Floor, Hoechst House, Nariman Point, Mumbai – 400 021, Maharashtra, India.
A licensed pharmacy from your nearest location will deliver Goselin 3.6mg Injection. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
MRP
8571.42
1 Injection in 1 vial
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