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What hormones are most effective in the treatment of endometriosis?

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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology
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In brief: Endo treatment

The most effective is lupron, (leuprolide) this drug inhibits ovulation and creates transient menopausal state.
Studies show that surgery plus Lupron (leuprolide) is more effective than any other hormonal treatment. It should be used with addback norethindrone.

In brief: Endo treatment

The most effective is lupron, (leuprolide) this drug inhibits ovulation and creates transient menopausal state.
Studies show that surgery plus Lupron (leuprolide) is more effective than any other hormonal treatment. It should be used with addback norethindrone.
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
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Dr. Norman Bein
Surgery

In brief: Male hormones

Most medical therapy of endometriosis is based on counteracting the effects of female hormones and therein lies the rationale of using a variety of male hormones.
..Usuallly associarted with unwanted masculinizing side effects.

In brief: Male hormones

Most medical therapy of endometriosis is based on counteracting the effects of female hormones and therein lies the rationale of using a variety of male hormones.
..Usuallly associarted with unwanted masculinizing side effects.
Dr. Norman Bein
Dr. Norman Bein
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