desogestrel


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desogestrel

 [des″o-jes´trel]
a progestational agent having little androgenic activity; used in combination with an estrogen component as an oral contraceptive.

desogestrel

(dĕs′ə-jĕs′trəl)
n.
A progestin, C22H30O, used in combination with estrogen in oral contraceptives.

desogestrel

A PROGESTOGEN hormonal ingredient in oestrogen/PROGESTOGEN oral contraceptives. Brand names of preparations containing this drug are Marvelon and Mercilon.
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Comparison of cOCPs (having ethinyl estradiol 30 mcg/ desogestrel 150 mcg) plus spironolactone with cOCPs (containing ethinyl estradiol 35 mcg/ cyproterone acetate 2 mg) was done by Leelaphiwat et al and it showed improvement in mFG score from 4.27 +- 1.94 to 4.07 +- 1.91 in the combination group after 3 months of treatment18.
(23) More specifically, higher doses of estrogen combined with the progesterones gestodene, desogestrel, and levonorgestrel, are associated with a higher risk of VTE.
Implanon[R] esta disponible en Europa desde 1998 y en los Estados Unidos de Norteamerica fue aprobado por la FDA en 2006 y libera 68 mg/dia de etonogestrel (ENG), el metabolito activo de Desogestrel; siendo efectivo por tres anos.
John's wort extract 500 mg to 900 mg daily and low-dose oral contraceptive (0.02 mg ethinyl estradiol and 0.15 mg desogestrel), but coadministration increased intracyclic bleeding episodes, adversely affected compliance to oral contraceptives, and decreased serum 3-ketodesogestrel concentrations, which may potentially enhance the risk of unintended pregnancies [58].
Glucose metabolism and insulin resistance in women with polycystic ovary syndrome during therapy with oral contraceptives containing cyproterone acetate or desogestrel. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2003;88:3621-5.
Combined oral contraceptive pills containing desogestrel or drospirenone enhance large vessel and microvasculature vasodilation in healthy premenopausal women.
Our second missing family planning essential is desogestrel 75 [micro]g (Cerazette), a progestin-only contraceptive pill (POP).
"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.
Os anticoncepcionais hormonais orais podem ser classificados em: combinados (monofasicos, bifasicos e trifasicos); e apenas com progestogenio ou minipilulas (compostos por acetato de noretisterona, levonorgestrel e desogestrel).
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.