gestodene


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gestodene

The PROGESTOGEN component of a range of combined oral contraceptives such as Femodene, Femodene ED, Minulet, TriMinulet and Triadene.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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(15) The 1980s brought the third generation progestins, gestodene and desogestrel.
She was under clinical treatment for the uterine bleeding with continuous use of hormonal contraceptive (Gestodene 75 mcg + Ethinylestradiol 30 mcg).
(23) More specifically, higher doses of estrogen combined with the progesterones gestodene, desogestrel, and levonorgestrel, are associated with a higher risk of VTE.
desogestrel, gestodene, cyproterone acetate and drospirinone) are clearly second choice behind the second- and first-generation progestins.
"Women exposed to drospirenone, gestodene, cyproterone, and desogestrel within the last 28 days had around a four times increased risk of venous thromboembolism," the investigators found.
That ruling is at odds with a study by the University of Nottingham just published in the British Medical Journal, which found that pills containing one of the newer types of progestogen hormone (drospirenone, desogestrel, gestodene, and cyproterone) are associated with an increased risk of VTE (venous thromboembolism) compared to pills containing older progestogens.
Pills containing one of the newer types of progestogen hormone - such as drospirenone, desogestrel, gestodene, and cyproterone - are associated with an increased risk of VTE than pills containing older progestogens such as levonorgestrel and norethisterone, it was found.
Pills containing one of the newer types of progestogen hormone - such as drospirenone, desogestrel, gestodene, and cyproterone - are associated with a higher risk of VTE than pills containing older progestogens such as levonorgestrel and norethisterone, it was found.
(1.) Serfaty D, Vree ML, A comparison of the cycle control and tolerability of two ultra-low-dose oral contraceptives containing 20 micrograms ethinylestradiol and either 150 micrograms desogestrel or 75 micrograms gestodene. Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care.
Existing progestogen compounds can be classified as first- (e.g., norethisterone, norethindrone, ethynodiol diacetate, and lynestrenol), second- (levonorgestrel and norgestrel), and third-generation (desogestrel, gestodene, and norgestimate).
Pirard, "A quantitative biometrological assessment of acne and hormonal evaluation in young women using a triphasic low-dose oral contraceptive containing gestodene," European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, vol.

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