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progestagen

progestagen

(prō-jĕs′tŭ-jĕn) [ progesta(tional) + ″]
A synthetic compound that mimics the physiological effects of progesterone.

progestagen

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If you take hormones after menopause, do not take progestagen every day (a popular regimen).
Compared to women who never took menopausal hormones, women who used estrogen combined with the progestagen progesterone or dydrogesterone (the latter is unavailable in the U.
Study author Professor Valerie Beryl, of Cancer Research UK, said: "Since our results show a substantially greater increase in breast cancer with combined HRT, women need to weigh the increased risk of breast cancer caused by the addition of progestagen against the lowered risk of uterine cancer.
The new study, published in The Lancet, suggests there is not a lower risk of cardiovascular problems in women who use combination oestrogen/ progestagen therapy.
Fem7 Combi contains a sequential combination of estrogen and progestagen for continuous use, combining the hormones estradiol hemihydrate and levonorgestrel.
Two pharmacological agents are frequently used to synchronize estrus in small ruminants during the breeding season: luteolytic drugs (Thimonier, 1981) and progesterone or its analog progestagen (Gordon, 1975).
These findings suggest that the choice of the progestagen component in combined HRT is of importance regarding breast cancer risk; it could be preferable to use progesterone or dydrogesterone.
Starting in the perimenopausal period and intensifying in menopause, the ovarian steroid production decreases, thus limiting progestagen and estrogen feedback control of GnRH secretion.
The first involves giving tablets of a drug called progestagen for eight days, starting on the first day she is in season.
The traditional range of successful contraceptives is being extended with Implanon(R), a single implantable rod which slowly releases progestagen for a three-year period.
47 kg), were mated at a synchronized oestrus after treatment for twelve days with intravaginal progestagen pessaries (each contained 0.