What Is Goserelin Acetate Implant Used For?

Is It Safe for Children to Use?

The goserelin acetate implant is not approved for use in children (usually defined as younger than 18 years old), as it has not been adequately studied in this age group. Talk with your child's healthcare provider about the particular benefits and risks of using this implant in children.

Can Older Adults Use It?

The goserelin acetate implant is used in older adult men with prostate cancer. It is expected to be as safe and effective in older males as it is in younger males. This medication has not been studied in women older than age 65.

Are Goserelin Acetate Implants Used for Off-Label Reasons?

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this medicine for something other than the conditions discussed in this article. This is known as an "off-label" use. Possible goserelin acetate implant off-label uses include:
  • Relieving the symptoms of ovarian cancer
  • Treating uterine fibroids
  • Treating central precocious puberty in children.
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