Common Zoladex Side Effects


The most commonly reported Zoladex side effects (click to view or check a box to report):

Death (144)
Hot Flush (99)
Headache (69)
Interstitial Lung Disease (68)
Weight Increased (47)
Dizziness (46)
Dyspnoea (42)
Asthenia (37)
Arthralgia (37)
Depression (36)
Prostatic Specific Antigen Increased (32)
Nausea (31)
Fatigue (29)
Back Pain (28)
Vomiting (26)
Pyrexia (26)
Malaise (26)
Pain (26)
Fall (25)
Abdominal Distension (24)

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If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (e.g. physician, pharmacist). You could also complete a copy of the side effect reporting form or report your side effect to FDA.

Zoladex Side Effects Reported to FDA



Zoladex Side Effect Report#9994589
Psychosexual Disorder, Off Label Use
This is a report of a 82-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from FR, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: psychosexual disorder,benign prostatic hyperplasia,hypertension,anxiety,depression,agitation,gastrooesophageal reflux disease,constipation, who was treated with Zoladex (dosage: NA, start time:
Mar 26, 2013), combined with:
  • Xatral
  • Loxen
  • Seresta
  • Mianserine
  • Dipiperon
  • Inexium
  • Movicol
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Psychosexual Disorder, Off Label Use after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zoladex treatment in male patients, resulting in Psychosexual Disorder side effect.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9969385
Malignant Neoplasm Progression, Metastases To Bone, Hot Flush
This report suggests a potential Zoladex Malignant Neoplasm Progression side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 73-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from AU was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: NA and used Zoladex (dosage: NA) starting NS. After starting Zoladex the patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Malignant Neoplasm Progression, Metastases To Bone, Hot FlushAdditional drugs used concurrently: NA.The patient was hospitalized. Although Zoladex demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Malignant Neoplasm Progression, may still occur.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9936702
This Death problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from CA. A 85-year-old male patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: prostate cancer. On
Dec 02, 2013 this consumer started treatment with Zoladex (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time: NA. When using Zoladex, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects:Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Death, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9889396
Cognitive Disorder, Balance Disorder, Dyspnoea, Fatigue, Gait Disturbance
This Cognitive Disorder side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from CA. A 73-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA.The patient was prescribed Zoladex La (drug dosage: NA), which was initiated on NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA..After starting to take Zoladex La the consumer reported adverse symptoms, such as: Cognitive Disorder, Balance Disorder, Dyspnoea, Fatigue, Gait DisturbanceThese side effects may potentially be related to Zoladex La.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9882820
Overdose
This is a report of a male patient (weight: NA) from GB, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: prostate cancer, who was treated with Zoladex La (dosage: NA, start time:
Jan 01, 2014), combined with: NA. and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Overdose after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zoladex La treatment in male patients, resulting in Overdose side effect.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9867677
This report suggests a potential Zoladex Death side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 68-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from CA was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: prostate cancer and used Zoladex (dosage: NA) starting
May 27, 2013. After starting Zoladex the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:Additional drugs used concurrently: NA. Although Zoladex demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Death, may still occur.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9847190
Ileus
This Ileus problem was reported by a physician from JP. A male patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: prostate cancer. On
Dec 24, 2013 this consumer started treatment with Zoladex (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time: NA. When using Zoladex, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects: IleusThe patient was hospitalized.Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Ileus, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9846642
Malignant Neoplasm Progression
This Malignant Neoplasm Progression side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from AU. A 78-year-old male patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA.The patient was prescribed Zoladex Implant (drug dosage: NA), which was initiated on
Oct 01, 2012. Concurrently used drugs: NA..After starting to take Zoladex Implant the consumer reported adverse symptoms, such as: Malignant Neoplasm ProgressionThese side effects may potentially be related to Zoladex Implant.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9838894
Lymphoma, Pleural Effusion, Hot Flush, Gait Disturbance, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Fluid Retention, Cellulitis, Decreased Appetite, Weight Decreased
This is a report of a 89-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from AU, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Zoladex (dosage: NA, start time:
Mar 06, 2013), combined with:
  • Coversyl
  • Diuretics
  • Antibiotics
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Lymphoma, Pleural Effusion, Hot Flush, Gait Disturbance, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Fluid Retention, Cellulitis, Decreased Appetite, Weight Decreased after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zoladex treatment in male patients, resulting in Lymphoma side effect. The patient was hospitalized.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9832489
Visual Impairment, Ankylosing Spondylitis
This report suggests a potential Zoladex Visual Impairment side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 41-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from DE was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: breast cancer and used Zoladex (dosage: NA) starting 201303. After starting Zoladex the patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Visual Impairment, Ankylosing SpondylitisAdditional drugs used concurrently:
  • Tamoxifen
The patient was hospitalized. Although Zoladex demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Visual Impairment, may still occur.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9828532
This Death problem was reported by a health professional from CA. A 88-year-old male patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: prostate cancer. On
Jan 26, 2012 this consumer started treatment with Zoladex (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time: NA. When using Zoladex, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects:Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Death, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9822841
Deep Vein Thrombosis
This Deep Vein Thrombosis side effect was reported by a physician from JP. A 63-year-old male patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: prostate cancer.The patient was prescribed Zoladex (drug dosage: NA), which was initiated on 201103. Concurrently used drugs: NA..After starting to take Zoladex the consumer reported adverse symptoms, such as: Deep Vein ThrombosisThese side effects may potentially be related to Zoladex.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9820424
Balance Disorder, Vomiting, Pyrexia, Breast Disorder, Pain In Extremity, Hypoacusis, Hot Flush, Rash, Alopecia
This is a report of a male patient (weight: NA) from BR, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: prostate cancer, who was treated with Zoladex (dosage: NA, start time: 201304), combined with: NA. and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Balance Disorder, Vomiting, Pyrexia, Breast Disorder, Pain In Extremity, Hypoacusis, Hot Flush, Rash, Alopecia after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zoladex treatment in male patients, resulting in Balance Disorder side effect.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9819393
Cataract Subcapsular, Cataract Subcapsular, Visual Acuity Reduced
This report suggests a potential Zoladex Cataract Subcapsular side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 47-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from GB was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: endometriosis and used Zoladex (dosage: Monthly) starting NS. After starting Zoladex the patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Cataract Subcapsular, Cataract Subcapsular, Visual Acuity ReducedAdditional drugs used concurrently: NA. Although Zoladex demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Cataract Subcapsular, may still occur.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9809196
This Death problem was reported by a health professional from CA. A 71-year-old male patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: prostate cancer. On
Jul 26, 2006 this consumer started treatment with Zoladex (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time: NA. When using Zoladex, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects:Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Death, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9807010
This Death side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from CA. A 90-year-old male patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: prostate cancer.The patient was prescribed Zoladex (drug dosage: NA), which was initiated on
Jun 21, 2012. Concurrently used drugs: NA..After starting to take Zoladex the consumer reported adverse symptoms, such as: These side effects may potentially be related to Zoladex.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9804749
Ischaemic Stroke
This is a report of a 78-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from FR, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: prostate cancer, who was treated with Zoladex (dosage: NA, start time:
Feb 08, 2011), combined with: NA. and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Ischaemic Stroke after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zoladex treatment in male patients, resulting in Ischaemic Stroke side effect.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9796792
This report suggests a potential Zoladex Death side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 77-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from CA was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: prostate cancer and used Zoladex (dosage: NA) starting
Oct 02, 2013. After starting Zoladex the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:Additional drugs used concurrently: NA. Although Zoladex demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Death, may still occur.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9796354
This Death problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from CA. A 82-year-old male patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: prostate cancer. On
Apr 11, 2012 this consumer started treatment with Zoladex (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time: NA. When using Zoladex, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects:Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Death, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9795275
Device Expulsion, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Hypertension
This Device Expulsion side effect was reported by a health professional from US. A 66-year-old male patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: prostate cancer.The patient was prescribed Zoladex (drug dosage: NA), which was initiated on
Nov 21, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA..After starting to take Zoladex the consumer reported adverse symptoms, such as: Device Expulsion, Blood Cholesterol Increased, HypertensionThese side effects may potentially be related to Zoladex.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9785086
Haematochezia
This is a report of a male patient (weight: NA) from BR, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: prostate cancer, who was treated with Zoladex (dosage: NA, start time: 201306), combined with: NA. and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Haematochezia after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zoladex treatment in male patients, resulting in Haematochezia side effect.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9783123
Haematuria, Pyrexia, Coagulopathy
This report suggests a potential Zoladex Death side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 82-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from CA was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: prostate cancer and used Zoladex (dosage: NA) starting
Jul 07, 2011. After starting Zoladex the patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Haematuria, Pyrexia, CoagulopathyAdditional drugs used concurrently: NA. Although Zoladex demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Death, may still occur.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9780811
Eosinophilic Pneumonia, Pancytopenia
This Eosinophilic Pneumonia problem was reported by a physician from JP. A 83-year-old male patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: prostate cancer. On NS this consumer started treatment with Zoladex (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time: NA. When using Zoladex, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects: Eosinophilic Pneumonia, PancytopeniaThe patient was hospitalized.Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Eosinophilic Pneumonia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9776813
Nephrotic Syndrome
This Nephrotic Syndrome side effect was reported by a physician from JP. A male patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: prostate cancer.The patient was prescribed Zoladex (drug dosage: NA), which was initiated on
Dec 06, 2013. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Odyne
  • Bicalutamide
  • Urso
  • Prosexol
  • Glactiv
  • Trazenta
  • Allorin
  • Plavix
.After starting to take Zoladex the consumer reported adverse symptoms, such as: Nephrotic SyndromeThese side effects may potentially be related to Zoladex. The patient was hospitalized.
Zoladex Side Effect Report#9774347
This is a report of a 88-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from AU, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Zoladex (dosage: NA, start time:
May 01, 2013), combined with: NA. and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zoladex treatment in male patients, resulting in Death side effect.


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The appearance of Zoladex on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

What are common Zoladex Side Effects for Women?

Women Side Effects Reports
Hot Flush 56
Headache 51
Weight Increased 32
Dizziness 29
Nausea 25
Amenorrhoea 22
Dyspnoea 21
Abdominal Distension 17
Arthralgia 17
Depression 17

What are common Zoladex Side Effects for Men?

Men Side Effects Reports
Death 141
Interstitial Lung Disease 66
Hot Flush 43
Prostatic Specific Antigen Increased 32
Back Pain 24
Fall 24
Metastases To Bone 22
Asthenia 21
Prostate Cancer 21
Arthralgia 20

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    Zoladex Safety Alerts, Active Ingredients, Usage Information

    NDC 0310-0950
    Type HUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG
    Proprietary Name ZOLADEX
    Name Goserelin acetate
    Dosage Form IMPLANT
    Route SUBCUTANEOUS
    On market since 20030505
    Labeler AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
    Active Ingredient(s) GOSERELIN ACETATE
    Strength(s) 3.6
    Unit(s) mg/1
    Pharma Class Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Receptor Agonist [EPC],Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Receptor Agonis

    Zoladex Dosage, Warnings, Usage.

    Side Effects reported to FDA: 1288

    Zoladex safety alerts: No

    Reported deaths: 264

    Reported hospitalizations: 474

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