When is barrier contraception required during the treatment of endometriosis?

Updated: May 10, 2021
  • Author: G Willy Davila, MD; Chief Editor: Michel E Rivlin, MD  more...
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Because of the possibility of virilizing changes in a female fetus, additional barrier contraception must be used while on danazol therapy.

The evidence for estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) in women with postsurgical menopause for treatment of endometriosis is unclear at the present time. [91]


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