Disease Information for Goserelin (Zoladex) Administration/Toxicity

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Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
FSH/Follicle Stmulating Hormone/ICSH (Lab)
LH/Leutinizing Hormone (Lab)
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Gonadotropin-releasing agonist drug (example)
DRUG/LHRH inhibitor effect/analog (agonist)
DRUG/Prostate cancer use (ex)
DRUG/Teratogenic/OBGYN Class X/Pregnancy DANGER
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
6 (O (1 1 Dimethylethyl) D serine) 10 deglycinamide Luteinizing Hormone Releasing Factor (Pig) 2 (aminocarbonyl)hydrazide, admin, goserelin, Goserelin (Obsolete), Goserelin (substance), GOSERELIN PREPARATION, Goserelin preparation (product), Goserelin preparation (substance), Goserelin product, Luteinizing hormone releasing factor (pig) 6 (O (1 1 dimethylethyl) D serine) 10 deglycinamide 2 (aminocarbonyl)hydrazide, Brand name/Zoladex (Goserelin)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$$ Most Expensive
DRUG/Dose implant method
DRUG/Dose monthly
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Orally ineffective drug
DRUG/Subcutaneous administration medication
Definition

GnRH analog;Functionally gonadotropin antagonist as releasing hormone receptor is exhausted ;used in cancer chemotherapy biologic activity modifier in prostate cancer;

also used in endometriosis

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