I have very large fibroids- 10 cm. One compressing the bladder. My symptoms aren't that bad. Just some pressure and frequent urination. I am making an appointment with a specialist, but I was wondering about the use of ulipristal acetate. I know there is promising research showing that it shrinks fibroids- can a doctor prescribe it as such as an off label use. I know that the FDA has only approved it for ending pregnancy. I'm concerned, and would like to avoid less invasive treatments. Appreciate any advice!View Thread
I have 2 very large fibroids (10 cm). One is compressing the bladder against the anterior addominal wall. My symptoms are pressure and frequent urination. I am making an appt. with a specialist at Johns Hopkins Fibroid Center. My symptoms are really not that bad right now, but I'm worried they could get worse. I've read several published articles about ulipristal acetate being used to shrink fibroids. I wonder if this is even a possibility to use it for this off label use in the United States. I really would like to avoid surgery. Any feedback appreciated. I'm worried. Thanks!View Thread
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