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Gonapeptyl

POM
Read time: 20 mins
Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 01 Apr 2021

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Men:

Treatment of hormone dependent locally advanced or metastatic prostate cancer.

Women:

Preoperative reduction of myoma size to reduce the symptoms of bleeding and pain in women with symptomatic uterine myomas.

Symptomatic endometriosis confirmed by laparoscopy when suppression of the ovarian hormonogenesis is indicated to the extent that surgical therapy is not primarily indicated.

Children:

Treatment of confirmed central precocious puberty (girls under 9 years, boys under 10 years).

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