Following is a list of medications that are referenced throughout this blog. Some are specifically manufactured to manage they symptoms of Endometriosis, others are off-label, and yet other are unrelated. If you have treated with something that isn’t identified here, please contact me and I would be more than happy to incorporate them. Each category will lead you to a plethora of examples of other Warriors who have tried the same.
Compare notes, reach out, learn together, advocate for yourselves. Know that you are not alone.
A 5-HT1A receptor agonist used to treat decreased libido in women. Manufactured by Sprout Pharmaceuticals. Also known as Flibanserin.
An aromatase inhibitor used to treat certain cancers and may suppress symptoms of Endometriosis. Manufactured by LGM Pharma.
An enzyme made from a toxin that may relieve pelvic pain or spasms. Abbvie is now the manufacturer, as they purchased it from Allergan in 2020.
An antidepressant that may also help with muscle and/or nerve pain. Manufactured by Eli Lilly & Co.
An androgen that may suppress the symptoms of Endometriosis. Manufactured by Lannett Company.
An injection often used for birth control and sometimes to ease or control menstrual symptoms. Manufactured by Pfizer.
A non-steroidal aromatase inhibitor often used as a chemotherapy aid to treat breast cancer. In some patients with Endometriosis, it may help suppress their symptoms. It is not FDA-approved to treat Endometriosis, but is used as an off-label treatment. Manufactured by Novartis. Also known as Femara
A GnRH agonist that may help manage the symptoms of Endometriosis, but can only be used for a limited time. Manufactured by Abbvie.
An intrauterine device (IUD) that is a progestin-based contraceptive. Manufactured by Bayer
Naproxen and Naproxen Sodium are an NSAID (non-steroid anti-inflammatory) drug.
An opioid used to treat pain. Manufactured by Mikart, Inc.
Blog entries that have anything to do with birth control pills, whether it be medications or experiences on those medications
A GnRH antagonist that may suppress the symptoms of Endometriosis and it may only be taken for a limited time. Manufactured by Abbvie. Also known as Elagolix.
A GnRH antagonist that may suppress the symptoms of Endometriosis. Manufactured by Myovant. Also known as Relugolix.
An opioid used to treat pain. Manufactured by Endo Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
A corticosteroid that may target inflammation.
An opioid that may help with pain. Manufactured by Amneal Pharmaceuticals.
An opioid used to manage pain. Manufactured by Abbott Laboratories
A progestin medication used to treat symptoms of Endometriosis. Manufactured by Bayer
A GnRH agonist used to treat the symptoms of Endometriosis. Manufactured by AstraZeneca