The treatment of almost all types of pituitary adenomas has changed considerably in recent years. New types of drugs as well as improved application forms of older drug therapies are now becoming more and more available for everyday treatment of patients with these relatively rare diseases. For the most frequently occurring pituitary adenomas the drugs of first choice are described, as well as other available treatments, their indications and efficacies. Also the main side-effects are described.

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van der Lely, A-J, de Herder, W.W, & Lamberts, S.W.J. (1994). Pituitary adenomas, some diagnostic and therapeutical aspects. Pharmacy World and Science, 16(5), 201–207. doi:10.1007/BF01871258