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I have a friend who was treated in france with a medication named gestrinone. Is this available in the united states, and how does this work on endometriosis?

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Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: GnRH analogue

The medication sounds like it is a gnrh analogue.
The equivalent here in United States is Lupron or synarel (nafarelin). It basically puts the patient in a false menopause.

In brief: GnRH analogue

The medication sounds like it is a gnrh analogue.
The equivalent here in United States is Lupron or synarel (nafarelin). It basically puts the patient in a false menopause.
Dr. Neeoo Chin
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Dr. Lee Ann Roberts
Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not available in U.S

Gestrinone is an anti-progesterone drug available in europe but not in the U.
S. By blocking hormone receptors it can lessen the growth and symptoms of endometriosis, but it is still not a cure. Some anti-estrogen medications are available for endometriosis in the U.S. And include Lupron (leuprolide) injections (extremely expensive) and oral danocrine/danazol.

In brief: Not available in U.S

Gestrinone is an anti-progesterone drug available in europe but not in the U.
S. By blocking hormone receptors it can lessen the growth and symptoms of endometriosis, but it is still not a cure. Some anti-estrogen medications are available for endometriosis in the U.S. And include Lupron (leuprolide) injections (extremely expensive) and oral danocrine/danazol.
Dr. Lee Ann Roberts
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