Eligard vs Zoladex

Eligard
(Rx)
Zoladex
(Rx)
Eligard is a cancer medication.
Zoladex is a cancer medication.
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Concern level
2.3
Helpfulness
for Cancer
1.9
Concern level
2.4
Approval Date
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January 23, 2002
December 29, 1989
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,418 Discussions
34,149 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Cancer
Eligard is prescribed for Prostate Cancer and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Cancer
#2 for Endometriosis
#3 for Breast Cancer
#4 for Fibroids
#6 for PMS
Zoladex is prescribed for Endometriosis, Breast Cancer, Fibroids and Prostate Cancer and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Eli
Hot Flashes
10
Tiredness
6
Weight Gain
3
Joint Pain
1
Incontinence
1
Night Sweats
1
Bone Loss
1
Bone Pain
1
Diabetes
1
Dizziness
1
Zol
Hot Flashes
8
Tiredness
4
Endometritis
3
Headaches
2
Weight Gain
2
Joint Pain
1
Night Sweats
1
Insomnia
1
Sweating
1
Nausea
1
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Eligard
Eli
Zoladex
Zol
Hot Flashes
Eli
Zol
10
8
Tiredness
Eli
Zol
6
4
Weight Gain
Eli
Zol
3
2
Joint Pain
Eli
Zol
1
1
Incontinence
Eli
Zol
1
0
Night Sweats
Eli
Zol
1
1
Bone Loss
Eli
Zol
1
0
Bone Pain
Eli
Zol
1
0
Diabetes
Eli
Zol
1
0
Dizziness
Eli
Zol
1
0
Hot Flashes
Zol
Eli
8
10
Tiredness
Zol
Eli
4
6
Endometritis
Zol
Eli
3
0
Headaches
Zol
Eli
2
0
Weight Gain
Zol
Eli
2
3
Joint Pain
Zol
Eli
1
1
Night Sweats
Zol
Eli
1
1
Insomnia
Zol
Eli
1
0
Sweating
Zol
Eli
1
0
Nausea
Zol
Eli
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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X Category X
Eligard is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
X Category X
Zoladex is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Eligard and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Zoladex and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection
Injection
Dosages
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Syringe: 7.5 mg (1 month), 22.5 mg (3 month), 30 mg (4 month), 45 mg (6 month)
Implant: 3.6 mg, 10.8 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Leuprolide Acetate
Goserelin Acetate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Eligard and Zoladex: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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