Alesse

Alesse

(ə-lĕs′)
A trademark for an oral contraceptive drug containing ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel.
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Alesse

A combination oral contraceptive containing the lowest hormone doses (levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol) on the market while still maintaining > 99% efficacy when used as directed.
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Alesse®

Gynecology A combination oral contraceptive containing the lowest hormone doses–levonorgestrel/ ethinyl estradiol–now on the market while still maintaining greater than 99% efficacy when used as directed. See Birth control.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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To augment the many studies of decision making in Aristotle's practical philosophy, Alesse focuses on his rule making, which she argues firmly underpins his ethical and political texts.
NEW YORK -- Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC has launched its ABrated generic for Lutera 28 (levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol tablets, USP), 0.1 mg/0.02 mg, the reference listed drug for the former Alesse brand.
A new low-dose monophasic combination oral contraceptive (Alesse) with levonorgestrel 100 micrograms and ethinyl estradiol 20 micrograms.
O'Brien, "A new low-dose monophasic combination oral contraceptive (Alesse) with levonorgestrel 100 micrograms and ethinyl estradiol 20 micrograms.
Comparative study, The clinical effect of Natazia was explored in a randomized controlled trial in which it was compared with a monophasic estrogen-progestin combination of 20 pg ethinyl estradiol plus 0.1 mg levonorgestrel (EE-LNG) in a 21-7 cycle (a formulation found in the brand-name OCs Aviane, Alesse, and Lutera).
(23.) Tatone C, Carbone MC, Gallo R, Delle Monache S, Di Cola M, Alesse E, Amicarelli F.Age-associated changes in mouse oocytes during postovulatory in vitro culture: possible role for meiotic kinases and survival factor BCL2.Biol Reprod.
En effet, les patients canadiens de l'etude ont demande a leur medecin le medicament contraceptif Alesse, qui n'a fait l'objet d'aucune publicite chez nos voisins du Sud et qu'aucun Americain n'a demande (167).