combined oral contraceptive

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combined oral contraceptive

an oral contraceptive that includes both an estrogen and a progestogen, which may be administered in either two or three different phases during each menstrual cycle.

combined oral contraceptive

(kŏm-bīnd′),

COC

A birth control pill that contains both an estrogen and a progestin.

combined oral contraceptive

A hormonal contraceptive containing both an oestrogen and a PROGESTOGEN drug. See also CONTRACEPTION.
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The new findings by Dr Ingela Lindh and her colleagues at the Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University, Sweden, show that women who used the combined oral contraceptive pill suffered less severe pain compared with women who did not use it.
Lipid profile in females of reproductive age group using combined oral contraceptive pills.
In contrast, the generally acknowledged requirement for combined oral contraceptive pills to suppress the HPO axis is seven days (23).
Conclusion: Combined oral contraceptive pills adversely affect the lipid profile in females of child bearing age.
Using a similar train of logic, the suit called for the prohibition of many other fertility control methods, including the copper-T IUD and combined oral contraceptive pills that contain levonorgestrel and estrogen.
Decreased neuroactive steroids induced by combined oral contraceptive pills are not associated with mood changes.
Figure 3 Possible Contraindications to Use of Combined Oral Contraceptive Pills Absolute Contraindications * Thrombophlebitis or thromboembolic disorder (or history thereof);(a) * cerebrovascular accident (or history thereof); * coronary artery or ischemic heart disease (or history thereof); * known or suspected breast carcinoma (or history thereof); * known or suspected estrogen-dependent neoplasia (or history thereof); * pregnancy; * benign or malignant liver tumor (or history thereof); * known impaired liver function at present time; (b) * previous cholestasis during pregnancy.
In several countries, the emergency contraceptive method of combined oral contraceptive pills has been used for many years.
Background Combined oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) is currently the most commonly used method of emergency contraception.
AFrom GP Dr Rob Hicks: With most combined oral contraceptive pills it is possible to continue one pack after the other without a gap and therefore avoid having a withdrawal bleed.
Thrombosis is more likely when someone is inactive for a long period of time, during or after air travel, after an operation and if a woman is taking certain combined oral contraceptive pills or HRT.

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