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ethinyl

 [eth´ĭ-nil]
the radical HC≡C—, derived from acetylene.
ethinyl estradiol an estrogen derived from estradiol, used together with a progestational agent as a component of many oral contraceptives, in hormone replacement therapy, and as an antineoplastic in the treatment of advanced breast and prostate cancers; administered orally.

ethinyl

/eth·i·nyl/ (eth´ĭ-nil) the radical HCtbondC—, derived from acetylene.
ethinyl estradiol  a semisynthetic derivative of estradiol; used in combination with a progestational agent as an oral contraceptive, in hormone replacement therapy, and as an antineoplastic in the treatment of advanced breast and prostate cancers.
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Plasma concentrations of norelgestromin and ethinyl estradiol were identical over time in the OC and OC + DMF groups in period 1, as was serum progesterone.
A one-year, open-label, randomized controlled trial compared the safety of the combined contraceptive vaginal ring with a combined oral contraceptive containing 30 [micro]g ethinyl estradiol and 150 [micro]g levonorgestrel 6 or 3 mg drospirenone (9).
Estrogen-progestin pills that contain 30 to 35 [micro]g of ethinyl estradiol have an ovulation suppression rate of 98%; those that contain 15 to 20 [micro]g of ethinyl estradiol have an ovulation suppression rate of 99%.
Insulin resistance improved significantly in the metformin group, but insulin resistance and arterial stiffness worsened in the ethinyl estradiol/cyproterone acetate group (Diabetes Care 2007;30:471-8).
John's Wort on OC therapy, with respect to the pharmacokinetics of norethindrone and ethinyl estradiol, ovarian activity, and breakthrough bleeding, was evaluated.
8) And the major NNRTI alternative to nevirapine--efavirenz--was found to increase levels of ethinyl estradiol in unpublished studies conducted by the drug manufacturer.
One group received additional ethinyl estradiol on days 22-28, which is the typical placebo week of the oral contraceptive pills.
Second, oral contraceptives (birth control pills) containing Ethinyl estradiol/norethindrone should not be taken with Agenerase because they decrease Agenerase concentrations.
In the early 1970s, reports appeared in the literature confirming the safety and efficacy of a combination of ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel as a pregnancy interceptive.
Pharmaceutical company Mylan NV (Nasdaq:MYL) (TASE:MYL) disclosed on Wednesday the availability of Ethynodiol Diacetate and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets USP, 1 mg / 0.
llergan plc,a leading global pharmaceutical company, today announced the availability of TAYTULLA (norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol capsules and ferrous fumarate capsules), 1mg/20mcg, the first and only oral contraceptive in a softgel capsule for the prevention of pregnancy.