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The Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Endometriosis: A Review of Utilization and Mechanism

Table 4

Chinese traditional patent medicine for EM treatment in literatures.

Chinese traditional patent medicine; sample/case number ( ) Control; sample/case number ( ) Total clinical effect rate:
total effect rate ( )*;
dysmenorrhoea alleviation rate ( );
Pregnancy rate ( )
Model usedTherapeutic effects and actionsReferences

Guizhi Fuling Capsules; Mifepristone Tablets; : 83.3% verus 87.5%Human studyCA125 EMAb[102]
Guizhi Fuling CapsulesSD rat modelCD+3↑ CD+4↑ CD+4/CD+8↑, CD+8[103, 104]
Sanjie Zhentong Capsules; Danazol; : 92.9 % verus 77.5%Human studyAlleviate dysmenorrhoea
Shrink endometrioic lesion
Recurrence rate [106]
Yiweikang Granule; 0Danazol; : 84.0% verus 86.0%Human studyCA125 VEGF E2
Alleviate dysmenorrhoea
Shrink endometrioic lesion
[107, 108]
Dahuang Zhechong Wan; Danazol; : 80.8% verus 86.7%Human studyEMAb
Alleviate dysmenorrhoea
Shrink endometrioic lesion
Dahuang Zhechong WanDanazolSD rat modelE2 PRL P↑ [110]
Xiang Leng Wan; Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Dispersible; Human studyCA125
Alleviate dysmenorrhoea
Xiang Leng WanDanazolSD rat modelIL-8 TNF- [112]

Total effect rate ( ) = all effective number of cases/total number of cases; effective case refers to the patients or animal models whose signs and symptoms have been improved after treatment.

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