Endocrine Pharmacology

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Gonadotropin-releasing Hormone Agonist
Long-acting therefore inhibits the HPG axis
Intially causes a surge of GnRH followed by inhibition of GnRH
Tx of Prostate cancer to reduce androgen production and for precocious puberty
SE: Causes menopausal symptoms in women. Testicular atrophy → menopause like symptoms.
Men w/ metastatic prostate tumors the ↑ testosterone may lead to bone pain (administer anti-androgen initially)