Zoladex injections to control periods during chemo

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Hi has anyone had zoladex injections? I was advised to have them to protect my ovaries during chemo and stop my periods for the 6 months of treatment to avoid an extra thing to go through every month. However period one post injection one is worst one yet and it’s still going as in still bleeding ten days after started period. Has anyone experienced this? I’m triple negative so not a hormone related cancer. I’m considering not having a second injection….

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    I'm sorry to read that you're having problems since starting zoladex. I presume you've reported this side effect to your chemotherapy nurses.

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