norgestimate


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Related to norgestimate: levonorgestrel, norethindrone, Drospirenone

norgestimate

 [nor-jes´tĭ-māt]
a synthetic progestational agent used in combination with an estrogen component as an oral contraceptive.

norgestimate

/nor·ges·ti·mate/ (-jes´tĭ-māt) a synthetic progestational agent with little androgenic activity, used in combination with an estrogen component as an oral contraceptive.

norgestimate

(nôr-jĕs′tə-māt′)
n.
A progestin, C23H31NO3, used in combination with estrogen in oral contraceptives and in hormone replacement therapy.

norgestimate

[nor-jes′t-māt]
a synthetic progestational agent used in combination with an estrogen component as an oral contraceptive.
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All received a daily OC (Ortho-Cyclen; 250 meg norgestimate, 35 meg ethinyl estradiol).
The company added that the Norgestimate and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets USP are the generic version of Janssen's Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo Tablets.
In terms of numbers needed to harm, the researchers estimated that use of levonorgestrel and norgestimate resulted in six extra cases of VTE each year per 10,000 treated women aged 15-49, and seven extra cases for women aged 25-49.
They include oral birth control pills (with norgestimate or norgestrel); spironolactone (Aldactone or Spironol), a diuretic; and flutamide (Eulexin) and finasteride (Propecia), which are used in men to treat prostate growth and cancer and male pattern baldness.
In addition, primary care physicians prescribed the oral contraceptive combination norgestimate / ethinyl estradiol for 8.
1995) Effect of two oral contraceptives containing ethinylestradiol and gestodene or norgestimate upon androgen parameters and serum binding proteins.
The progestogens may include norethisterone, levonorgestrel, desogestrel, gestodene, norgestimate and drospirenone.
10 One study found no pharmacokinetic interaction between tenofovir and either deacetyl norgestimate or ethinyl estradiol.
She is currently taking norgestimate daily, pramipexole 0.
with respect to a recall of 7 lot numbers of birth control pills called Norgestimate and Ethinyl Estradiol, both manufactured and packaged by Glenmark Generics Ltd.
has launched norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol tablets, USP, 0.