norgestimate


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norgestimate

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

(nôr-jĕs′tə-māt′)
n.
A progestin, C23H31NO3, used in combination with estrogen in oral contraceptives and in hormone replacement therapy.
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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.
After accounting for smoking, obesity, a wide range of other health conditions, alcohol consumption, polycystic ovary syndrome and recent infections, surgeries, leg/hip fractures, and hospital admission, the researchers calculated an increased odds ratio for each hormone: desogestrel (4.28), cyproterone (4.27), drospirenone (4.12), gestodene (3.64), levonorgestrel (2.38), norgestimate (2.53), and norethisterone (2.56).
Existing progestogen compounds can be classified as first- (e.g., norethisterone, norethindrone, ethynodiol diacetate, and lynestrenol), second- (levonorgestrel and norgestrel), and third-generation (desogestrel, gestodene, and norgestimate).
Combined OCPs administered to the patients included the following: desogestrel 0.15 mg/ethinyl estradiol 0.03 mg, desogestrel 0.15 mg/ethinyl estradiol 0.02 mg, desogestrel 0.15 mg/ethinyl estradiol 0.03 mg, ethynodiol diacetate 1 mg/ethinyl estradiol 0.035 mg, drospirenone 3 mg/ethinyl estradiol 0.03 mg, norgestimate 0.25 mg/ethinyl estradiol 0.035 mg and norethindrone 1 mg/ethinyl estradiol 0.05 mg.
Talk to your health care professional about a pill formulation with progestins that do not have an androgen effect and which are known to elevate SHBG, such as norgestimate, drospirenone or desogestrel.
As well as this targeted review, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) is currently carrying out an overall review of combined contraceptives containing the following progestatives: chlormadinone, desogestrel, dienogest, drospirenone, etonogestrel, gestodene, nomegestrol, norelgestromine and norgestimate. PRAC's recommandations are expected for July.
a review of combined contraceptives containing chlormadinone, desogestrel, dienogest, drospirenone, etonogestrel, gestodene, nomegestrol, norelgestromin and norgestimate
In addition, primary care physicians prescribed the oral contraceptive combination norgestimate / ethinyl estradiol for 8.6% of acne visits, according to the analysis.
(1995) Effect of two oral contraceptives containing ethinylestradiol and gestodene or norgestimate upon androgen parameters and serum binding proteins.