Journal article

[Effect of gestrinone on the lipid metabolic parameters and bone mineral density in patients with endometriosis].

Ping Zheng, Yu-fang Zhang, Jian-dong Wang

Zhonghua fu chan ke za zhi | Published : 2005

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To observe the change of lipid metabolic parameters, sex hormone and bone mineral density (BMD) in patients with endometriosis before and after oral administration of gestrinone. METHODS: Fifty-six patients with endometriosis, aged from 20 to 45, were treated with gestrinone 2.5 mg two times a week for 6 months one week after operation. Serum total cholesterol (TC), triglyceride (TG), high density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C), low density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C), ApoA(1), ApoB, follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinizing hormone (LH), E(2) and BMD were determined before taking gestrinone, after taking for 6 months and withdrawal for 6 months. RESULTS: After administ..

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