monophasic pill

monophasic pill

 Monophasic oral contraceptive, see there.
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It is a monophasic pill (containing the same levels of estrogen and progestin throughout the entire pill-taking schedule) that comes in a 28- day pack and is designed to be taken continuously, with no break between pill packets.
Swapping from a monophasic pill to a triphasic pill like Logynon, Trinordiol, BiNovum, Synphase, TriNovum, Triadene or Tri-Minulet.
Pediatricians should start with a monophasic pill rather than a multiphasic pill or a progestin-only pill, advised Dr.
1999; 59:161-1661, which showed that a triphasic pill containing 35 [micro]g of ethinyl estradiol (EE) and norgestimate (NGM) produced less breakthrough bleeding and spotting than did a 20-[micro]g EE/norethindrone acetate (NETA) monophasic pill.
It is a monophasic pill (containing the same levels of estrogen and progestin throughout the entire pill-taking schedule) that comes in a 28-day pack and is designed to be taken continuously, with no break between pill packets.
OCP pills using monophasic pills can also be given.
The benefit of using monophasic pills is, if a dose is missed, it is easy to make it up by just taking an extra pill.
There is no evidence of any advantage of triphasic pills over monophasic pills in terms of effectiveness, bleeding patterns, or discontinuation rates, (12) but there is some evidence that biphasic pills result in more adverse effects.
A final set of analyses examined the ovarian cancer risk in relation to ever-use of monophasic pills containing the progestin norethindrone.
The COCs used in this study were low dose (30 micrograms estrogen, 150 micrograms levonorgestrel) monophasic pills.
Physicians often turn to biphasic contraception instead of monophasic pills in the belief that varying the hormone dosage will help alleviate menstrual migraines, but the dosage schedule can in fact make the problem worse, said Dr.