LH-RH agonist

LH-RH agonist
Luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonist. A drug that inhibits the secretion of sex hormones. In men, LH-RH agonist causes testosterone levels to fall, and in women, it causes the levels of estrogen and other sex hormones to fall. Also called luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonist.

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