GnRH analogs are artificially created molecules whose structure is similar to the GnRH hormone. In addition, GnRH analogs have a greater affinity for GnRH receptors in the pituitary gland, so they bind to them and block the secretion of FSH and LH.
As a result, the woman's menstrual cycle stops, there is no follicular development and the ovaries are left at rest.
Read the full article on: GnRH Analogs – Indications & Use ( 38).
By Blanca Paraíso M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Neus Ferrando Gilabert B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Óscar Oviedo Moreno M.D. (gynecologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Romina Packan (invitra staff).
Last Update: 05/13/2020