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Researchers also have assessed the effect of alcohol on LH and FSH, the pituitary gonadotropins responsible for gonadal function.
Pituitary hormones, derived from cadaver donors, were administered between 1963 and 1985 as pituitary gonadotropins (hPG) to infertile women and as growth hormone (hGH) to children with pituitary insufficiency.
Dumble LJ, Klein R: Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease legacy for Australian women treated with human pituitary gonadotropins.
The active substance in Decapeptyl([R]) is triptorelin, a decapeptide analogue of GnRH (Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone), a hormone secreted by the hypothalamus, which initially stimulates the release of pituitary gonadotropins (hormones produced by the pituitary gland), which in turn control hormonal secretions by the testes and ovaries.
The vast majority of ART procedures include ovarian stimulation with either clomiphene citrate, human pituitary gonadotropins (various formulations), or both.