What is nafarelin acetate for central precocious puberty (CPP)?

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Nafarelin acetate is a synthetic reproductive hormone used to treat endometriosis in adults and precocious (early) puberty in boys and girls. Nafarelin works by mimicking a natural hormone that keeps levels of testosterone and estrogen in check, helping to prevent endometriosis from occurring. This prescription medication is also marketed under the brand name Synarel and may be called nafarelin acetate nasal spray or Synarel Nasal Spray.