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Pelvic Pain Summary

Description: Pain in the pelvic region of genital and non-genital origin and of organic or psychogenic etiology. Frequent causes of pain are distension or contraction of hollow viscera, rapid stretching of the capsule of a solid organ, chemical irritation, tissue ischemia, and neuritis secondary to inflammatory, neoplastic, or fibrotic processes in adjacent organs. (Kase, Weingold & Gershenson: Principles and Practice of Clinical Gynecology, 2d ed, pp479-508)

Also Known As: Pain, Pelvic; Pains, Pelvic; Pelvic Pains

Networked: 1542 relevant articles (160 outcomes, 205 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Pelvic Pain

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. 3- (2- carboxypiperazin- 4- yl)propyl- 1- phosphonic acid (CPP) : 15 outcomes 39 studies in 272 results : IBA
  2. Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH) : 13 outcomes 3 studies in 45 results : FDA 2
  3. dienogest : 6 outcomes 2 studies in 14 results : FDA 1
  4. Leuprolide (Lupron) : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 11 results : FDA 17 Generic
  5. Levonorgestrel (Plan B) : 5 outcomes in 18 results : FDA 36 Generic
  6. Danazol (Azol) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 22 results : FDA 5 Generic
  7. Finasteride (Propecia) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 6 results : FDA 18 Generic
  8. Goserelin (Zoladex) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 7 results : FDA 2
  9. Oral Contraceptives : 3 outcomes 1 study in 20 results : IBA
  10. Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine) : 3 outcomes in 6 results : FDA 38 Generic
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Diseases Related to Pelvic Pain

  1. Endometriosis (Adenomyosis)
  2. Prostatitis
  3. Pain (Aches)
  4. Dysmenorrhea (Menstrual Pain)
  5. Dyspareunia
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Key Therapies for Pelvic Pain

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  1. Hysterectomy : 10 outcomes 14 studies in 151 results
  2. Laparotomy : 4 outcomes 10 studies in 44 results
  3. Injections : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 15 results
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 21 results
  5. Intrauterine Devices (Intrauterine Device) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 17 results
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