The OC pill formulation used in this study contained the progestogen ethynodiol diacetate
, which is not used routinely in modern clinical practice.
Evaluation of Genotoxic Potential of Ethynodiol Diacetate
in Human Lymphocytes In Vitro.
No published trials have evaluated the combined oral contraceptives that use the progestins desogestrel, norethindrone or ethynodiol diacetate
, for example.
The group taking a Pill with the progestin ethynodiol diacetate
showed the only increase in HDL cholesterol and the largest increase in apolipoprotein A-1 levels, while the group taking a Pill with levonorgestrel showed the largest decrease in HDL cholesterol and the smallest increase in apolipoprotein A-1 levels.
Pharmaceutical company Mylan NV (Nasdaq:MYL) (TASE:MYL) disclosed on Wednesday the availability of Ethynodiol Diacetate
and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets USP, 1 mg / 0.05 mg in the US contraceptive market.
* norgestrel, levonorgestrel, ethynodiol diacetate
Evaluation of genotoxic potential of synthetic progestin ethynodiol diacetate
in human lymphocytes in vitro.
At age 26 years she began a combination OC with 0.1 mg ethynodiol diacetate
and 35 mug ethinyl estradiol for family planning.