7.1.3 Endometriosis (previously diagnosed by laparoscopy)
- See NICE NG73 Endometriosis: diagnosis and management, 2017.
- Symptoms, particularly pelvic pain and abnormal uterine bleeding, may be better controlled if the combined oral contraceptive is taken continuously for 90 days.
- Progestogens should generally be prescribed under specialist supervision.
- GnRH analogues should only be prescribed under the supervision of a gynaecologist.