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List of Treatments for Endometriosis

Below is a listing of treatments and therapies for endometriosis. Click on one to read more information or connect with others currently using it.

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Nexplanon (Etonogestrel)

Overview
Nexplanon is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent pregnancy. Nexplanon is sometimes prescribed off-label to treat symptoms of endometriosis. Nexplanon is also… read more

Norco (Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen)

Overview
Norco is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. Norco is a combination drug containing hydrocodone and acetaminophen.… read more

Norethindrone (Norethisterone)

Overview
Norethisterone is a prescription drug that was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1973 to prevent pregnancy. Norethisterone is also prescribed to treat symptoms of endometriosis.… read more

Oophorectomy

Overview
Oophorectomy is surgery to remove the ovaries. Oophorectomy may be unilateral (one ovary removed) or bilateral (both ovaries removed). Oophorectomy may also be referred to as an ovariectomy. If the fallopian… read more

Orilissa (Elagolix)

Overview
Orilissa is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat moderate to severe pain caused by endometriosis. Orilissa may be referred to by its drug name, elagolix.… read more

Paxil (Paroxetine)

Overview
Paxil is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat symptoms of depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder,… read more

Percocet (Oxycodone/Acetaminophen)

Overview
Percocet is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. Percocet is a combination drug composed of oxycodone and acetaminophen.… read more

Physical therapy

Overview
Endometriosis causes changes to the pelvic cavity that can contribute to pain, swelling, and bloating. Physical therapy focused on improving the condition of the pelvic floor can help improve some endometriosis… read more

Presacral neurectomy

Overview
Presacral neurectomy is a surgery to cut or interrupt the nerves that connect the uterus to the brain to relieve pain associated with endometriosis.

What does it involve?
Take time choosing your surgeon… read more

Prometrium (Progesterone)

Overview
Prometrium is a prescription drug that was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1998 to prevent endometrial hyperplasia and secondary amenorrhea. Prometrium is also prescribed to treat… read more

Provera (Medroxyprogesterone)

Overview
Provera is a prescription drug that was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1959. Provera is prescribed to prevent pregnancy and treat symptoms of endometriosis. Provera may be referred… read more

Prozac (Fluoxetine)

Overview
Prozac is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat major depressive disorder, bulimia nervosa, panic disorder, and obsessive compulsive disorder. Prozac is sometimes… read more

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)

Overview

For thousands of years, people have known that electrical stimulation can provide pain relief. A transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) device is a small, portable machine that generates… read more

Tylenol (Acetaminophen, Paracetamol)

Overview
Tylenol is an over-the-counter medication used to relieve pain and fever. Tylenol is also known by the drug names Acetaminophen and Paracetamol.

Tylenol should be used with caution by people who have a… read more

Ultram (Tramadol)

Overview
Ultram is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to manage moderate to moderately severe pain in adults. Ultram is also known by its drug name, tramadol.

Ultram is an… read more

Vicodin (Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen)

Overview
Vicodin is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to manage pain severe enough to require an opioid, and for which other treatments are ineffective. Vicodin is a combination… read more

Wellbutrin (Bupropion hydrochloride)

Overview
Wellbutrin is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat major depressive disorder. Wellbutrin is sometimes prescribed off-label to treat endometriosis. Wellbutrin is… read more

Yoga

Overview
Yoga is an ancient system of movement, breathing, and meditation developed in India. The right yoga class can provide many benefits for women with endometriosis.

What does it involve?
Yoga consists of… read more

Zoloft (Sertraline)

Overview
Zoloft is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat major depressive disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, social… read more

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