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A synthetic decapeptide analogue of luteinizing hormone releasing hormone (LHRH) that acts as a potent inhibitor of pituitary gonadotropin secretion. In males it reduces testosterone levels (in effect, pharmacological castration) and is used in treatment of prostate carcinoma; in females it is used to treat endometriosis and hormone-sensitive carcinomata. TN Zoladex.

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