Data on ANNOVERA, a contraceptive vaginal system that contains a novel progestin, segesterone acetate, demonstrated potent antiovulatory
effects in preventing pregnancy.
activity of five indigenous plants in rabbits.
and abortifacient effects of Areca catechu (betel nut) in female rats.
The tubers have abortifacient and antiovulatory activity (8).
Antiovulatory and abortifacient potential of the ethanolic extract of roots of Momordica cymbalaria Fenzl in rats.
1985) and various phytochemical, pharmacological, antibacterial and antiovulatory
studies have already been carried out with the seed extracts (Vohra et al.
concentrations of medroxyprogesterone acetate achieved within 24 hours of injection provide almost immediate protection against pregnancy and likely contribute to the high contraceptive efficacy seen with DMPA-IM.
As with any of the antiovulatory
contraceptive methods, Depo-Provera provides no protection against sexually transmitted diseases; this must be stressed over and over again to patients.
Lygodium flexuosum Antiovulatory and anti-implantation Whole plant/ activity.
Banerjee R, Pal AK, Kabir SN, Pakrashi A (1999) Antiovulatory faculty of the flower of Malvaviscus conzattii.
Annona squarnosa Linn., family Annonaceae, is said to show varied medicinal effects, including insecticide, antiovulatory and abortifacient.
This plant is reputed to possess varied medicinal properties, such as insecticide, antiovulatory (Vohora et al., 1975), abortifacient (Mishra et al., 1979) and antitumor activities (Nonfon et al., 1990).