Forendo: Fixing endometriosis
Forendo aims to treat endometriosis without estrogen depletion
In endometriosis, tissue similar to endometrium in the uterus grows in the peritoneal cavity, causing pelvic pain and often leading to infertility. The causes are unknown, and drugs for the indication mainly aim at reducing pain.
Common drugs include gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH)/luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) receptor agonists and antagonists; progestins; oral contraceptives; and danazol, a generic