luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonist

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

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