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This drug inhibits pituitary gonadotrophin secretion (see PITUITARY GLAND; GONADOTROPHINS) and is used in the treatment of ENDOMETRIOSIS, MENORRHAGIA and GYNAECOMASTIA. The dose is usually of the order of 100 mg twice daily and side-effects may include nausea, dizziness, flushing and skeletal muscle pain. It is mildly androgenic (see ANDROGEN).

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