combination oral contraceptive

com·bi·na·tion or·al con·tra·cep·tive

a mixture of a steroid with progestational activity and an estrogen.
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The company said the authorised generic of Minastrin 24 Fe is an estrogen/progestin combination oral contraceptive (COC) indicated for use by females of reproductive age to prevent pregnancy.
Delayed-release dimethyl fumarate (DMF) coadministered with norgestimate / ethinyl estradiol, a commonly used progesterone-estrogen combination oral contraceptive, did not alter the OC's pharmacokinetics or pharmacodynamics, according to the results of a small study.
Hormonal therapy in the form of combination oral contraceptive pills has been shown to help treat both inflammatory acne lesions (the papules, pustules and painful nodules under the skin), and non-inflammatory acne lesions (blackheads and whiteheads).
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Lybrel, the first low-dose combination oral contraceptive that offers women the opportunity to be period-free.
Efficacy and safety of a low-dose monophasic combination oral contraceptive containing 100 microg levonorgestrel and 20 microg ethinyl estradiol (Alesse).
A combination oral contraceptive containing drospirenone, a progestin, and ethinyl estradiol, a form of estrogen, was recently approved by the FDA.
Escape' ovulation in women due to the missing of low dose combination oral contraceptive pills.
The Centers for Disease Control Cancer and Steroid Hormone Study: Combination oral contraceptive use and the risk of endometrial cancer.
TAYTULLA is an estrogen/progestin combination oral contraceptive (COC) indicated for use by females of reproductive age to prevent pregnancy, added the company.
Until recently, these methods had been compared only with the combination oral contraceptive (OC), but a recent trial compared them directly to each other.
Menstrual reduction with extended use of combination oral contraceptive pills: randomized controlled trial.