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Medications for Endometriosis

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The information provided here is meant to give you a general idea about each of the medications listed below. Only the most general side effects are included, so ask your healthcare provider if you need to take any special precautions. Use each of these medications as recommended by your healthcare provider, or according to the instructions provided. If you have further questions about usage or side effects, contact your healthcare provider.

Prescription Medications

  • Leuprolide Acetate (Lupron Depot)
  • Nafarelin Acetate (Synarel)
  • Goserelin Acetate (Zoladex)
  • Danazol (Danocrine, Cyclomen)
  • Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (Depo-Provera)
  • Norethindrone (Aygestin)
  • Norlutate
  • Progestin-containing Intrauterine Device: Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (Progestasert, Mirena)
  • Combined estrogen/progesterone oral contraceptives
  • Anasrozole
  • Letrozole
  • Exemestrane

Over-the-Counter Medications

  • Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)
  • Naproxen sodium (Aleve)

Prescription Medications



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