Zoladex and friboids

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Hi I have started the zoladex shot and I am on my second shot, but the thing is I am having some serious side effects. Deprrssion,headaches blackouts dizziness and even heavier bleeding than before. I went to my doctor's and I'm told that it has to work through my system in d mean time I'm not my self and it's gttn worse can someone or anyone tell me if they have these symptoms I'm to have surgery in July and still has one more shot to take, but I have made up my mind that I'm not going to. Plz someone help me.

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    So sorry your having trouble with symptoms from that shot. I don't know anything about that but it probably does take time . Talk to your Doctor more about it and if it necessary. Keep me posted. What kind of surgery are you having?

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    I had similar symptoms and my hair started falling out also after s couple of months
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    Hi. I've just had 5th injection. Started December and op due May or June. I had a really bad period in January but nothing after although still get period pain and all the monthly symptoms!. I've struggled with depression just as feel so 'bluuurrrr' and had some bad headaches, leg cramps, backache, insomnia and the worst thing is sweating. However it's meant my fibroids have shrunk slightly so op will hopefully be less risky. Good luck

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    I had monthly injections and the first one made my fibroid grow pretty much overnight! I could barely walk or move. Caused by a surge in hormones apparently. I had decided I was not going to have anymore but stuck with it and it shrunk from 12cm to 3cm. And recently I had a hysteroscopic myomectomy to remove most of it. After about 9 weeks after my last injection... My period came back. My first normal period in such a long time! I didn't flood, I didn't have clots. I don't know how long it will last but in hindsight, I am so glad I got those injections. 👏

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