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    Condition: Endometriosis
    11/23/2015 4:49:39 PM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    This is my 3rd lot of zolidex, I had it first to control my endo, (19 years old), then before I had a tcre , (26 years) which has now failed after 3 years it's growing back and now on it again whilst I wait for a hystorectomy, (30 years) i do get painfull stiff joints, hair loss and bad hot flushes but wouldn't change that for the pain and bleeding without being on it ??

    Condition: Endometriosis
    9/26/2011 4:20:59 PM

    Reviewer: Harriet, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I had severe endometriosis and at age 28, underwent lap & laser, then 3 months of Zoladex, then a second lap & laser to get rid of any remaining endo. Side effects were tough - total menopause at age 28! However, the treatment worked like a charm and it was worth every minute. I followed a totally organic diet throughout and actually lost 10 lb while on this drug. I then fell pregnant w ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Endometriosis
    7/15/2010 11:57:47 PM

    Reviewer: redrevng2006, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I was on it for 6 months and it worked great. If you have Endometriosis and your doctor wants to put you on this I would recommend it. I have pain 3 weeks out of the month and for 6 months i had no pain at all. It is not the best felling when you are getting the shot in your stomach but i would do it again in a heart beat. Hope this helps anyone who is going to have this treatment.

    Condition: Endometriosis
    11/25/2009 5:40:08 PM

    Reviewer: chellechelle, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    It was so wonderful living pain free while on this injection, having no periods was a bonus too. The only hassle was finding medical staff experienced in administering the injection and found going to the local hospital quite good. Also asked for general anes. cos do not like needles, and this one is big!! The hot flushes were a bit of a pain, but got used to them and prefered them to pain.

    Condition: Endometriosis
    5/7/2009 10:54:33 PM

    Reviewer: rainman, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    After trying for several years to get pregnant my doctor found out I not only had endometrosis but several fib. I have been on lipron to a force menapause and had fib surg. finally I got pregnant but only carried 6wk. last year my endemetrosis and fib came back I have been on zoledex for what is soon to be 6 months. I truely understand the VERY bad HOTFLASHES not to mention the moodswings I am hop ... Show Full Comment

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