Medications

Trial and error are the only ways to learn what will work for you!

Provided below is a list of resources, per treatment option, from the sources such as Wikipedia, WebMD.com, Drugs.com, Endometriosis.org, and the Drug Manufacturer’s website (if there is a brand name). Beware information provided on manufacturer’s website may be biased. Some drugs listed are older and not used by some doctors, while some drugs listed are newer and not proven on their ability to reduce symptoms. ALWAYS speak directly with a doctor. This is simply a list of resources to aid you in your research.

Birth Control Pill (BCP) Resources:

  • Wikipedia
  • Drugs.com
  • Endometriosis.org
  • Brand/Generic Names: There are many kinds of BCP’s. There is not 1 BCP that works for all. Speak directly with a doctor to find the one that’s right for you. Consider continuous BCP’s to reduce periods/pain. Research and discuss benefits of estrogen vs progesterone hormonal balance.

Depo Provera Resources:

Mirena Intrauterine (IUD) Resources:

 Nexplanon Resources:

Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH) Agonist Resources:

Danazol Resources:

Aromatase Inhibitor Resources:

More information regarding medications to treat Endometriosis symptoms:

Read description of Suggested Traditional Western Medical route by Kara Grasty