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Ever wonder what #pubertyblockers really are? They’re a class of drugs known as GnRH agonists, designed for prostate cancer and marketed for everything from endometriosis to #autism. And they have some horrifying side effects. (1/10)
The @US_FDA has received over 25,000 adverse event reports for one GnRH agonist in particular: #Lupron, now the most common drug prescribed as a “puberty blocker” in the US.

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@US_FDA In the 2000s, Dr Mark Geier and his son David Geier used GnRH agonists as a snake-oil “cure” for #autism. The result? Kids who were chemically castrated, underdeveloped, possibly sterilized … and still #autistic. Sounds like eugenics, right? Src: archive.is/K0d9u (3/10)
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As someone who was the victim of medical experimentation as a child for epilepsy, I'm outraged by the lies of activists justifying their views.

Drugs called "puberty blockers" were created to treat terminal cancer in men, failed, were given to women 🧵
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Women report serious, debilitating, crippling side effects of the drugs euphemistically called "puberty blockers", especially Lupron, and have been the canaries in the coal mine, totally ignored in regards to the well-documented harms of GNRH agonists
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“It just feels like I’m being punished for basically being experimented on when I was a child,” said Derricott, of Lawton, Okla. “I’d hate for a child to be put on Lupron, get to my age and go through the things I have been through.”

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