Reply to “Letter to the Editor” by Moran et al. “Comment on ‘Potentized estrogen in homeopathic treatment of endometriosis associated pelvic pain: A 24-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study’”

  • Marcus Zulian Teixeira
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    Corresponding author at: Hospital das Clínicas da FMUSP, Departamento de Ginecologia e Obstetrícia, Av. Dr. Enéas de Carvalho Aguiar, 255, 10° andar, sala 10.166, 05403-000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil.
    Affiliations
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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  • Sérgio Podgaec
    Affiliations
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Jewish Teaching and Research Institute, Albert Einstein Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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  • Edmund Chada Baracat
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    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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      We would like to thank Moran et al. [
      • Moran J.M.
      • Leal-Hernández O.
      • Fernández A.S.
      • Pedrera-Zamorano J.D.
      Comment on “Potentized estrogen in homeopathic treatment of endometriosis associated pelvic pain: A 24-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study”.
      ] for the attention they paid to our study [
      • Teixeira M.Z.
      • Podgaec S.
      • Baracat E.C.
      Potentized estrogen in homeopathic treatment of endometriosis-associated pelvic pain: A 24-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
      ] probably awakened for its reporting on a homeopathic treatment, a therapy seen with mistrust and prejudice by many researchers. While many of Moran et al.’s major concerns might be elucidated by a careful reading of the original manuscript, their comments provide us an occasion to dispel other possible doubts and reaffirm the efficacy of potentized estrogen in the homeopathic treatment of endometriosis-associated pelvic pain (EAPP).
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