Doctors at the National Institutes of Health are conducting a medical research study, which tests a potential pain relief treatment for pelvic pain caused by endometriosis. The study tests whether surgery followed by daily doses of Raloxifene (Evista™) is more effective in treating pelvic pain caused by endometriosis, than surgery followed by a placebo (sugar pill). Women between the ages of 18 and 45 who have had pelvic pain for at least three months and have a normal menstrual cycle (25-37 days) may be eligible to participate. In addition, participants must not be pregnant or planning pregnancy in the next two years. All study related medications and treatments are provided at no cost. If you are interested in participating please call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY# 1-866-411-1010). The National Institutes of Health is part of the Department of Health and Human Services.
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