Zoladex and Death - from FDA reports


Death is found among people who take Zoladex, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone. This review analyzes which people have Death with Zoladex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 8,125 people who have side effects when taking Zoladex from FDA , and is updated regularly.


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On Apr, 03, 2018

8,125 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoladex.
Among them, 861 people (10.6%) have Death


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zoladex cause Death?

Time on Zoladex when people have Death *:

  • < 1 month: 3.85 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.27 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.19 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 34.62 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.58 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Death when taking Zoladex *:

  • female: 6.6 %
  • male: 93.4 %

Age of people who have Death when taking Zoladex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.29 %
  • 20-29: 0.14 %
  • 30-39: 1.28 %
  • 40-49: 2.5700000000000003 %
  • 50-59: 4.71 %
  • 60+: 91.01 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 38 people, 4.41%
  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic: 29 people, 3.37%
  • Pain: 12 people, 1.39%
  • Musculoskeletal Pain (pain affects the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves): 11 people, 1.28%
  • High Blood Pressure: 8 people, 0.93%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa: 86 people, 9.99%
  • Casodex: 71 people, 8.25%
  • Aredia: 37 people, 4.30%
  • Taxotere: 33 people, 3.83%
  • Faslodex: 30 people, 3.48%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 66 people, 7.67%
  • Breathing Difficulty: 53 people, 6.16%
  • Weakness: 49 people, 5.69%
  • Pain: 49 people, 5.69%
  • Fall: 46 people, 5.34%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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