triphasic oral contraceptive

triphasic oral contraceptive

oral birth control agent in which the hormones (i.e., estrogen, progesterone) are given in three different stages.

triphasic oral contraceptive

Triphasic pill Gynecology An OC in which 3 different pills are taken during the cycle. See Oral contraceptive.
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One three-year study of a triphasic oral contraceptive in 200 perimenopausal women found it significantly reduced women's hot flashes when compared to placebo.
(In other words, they would take four pills for each half of the regimen.) A number of triphasic oral contraceptive formulations also contain the hormones needed for the Yuzpe method.
A prospective treatment study of premenstrual symptoms using a triphasic oral contraceptive. J Psychosom Res.
There is also no evidence comparing monophasic to triphasic oral contraceptives.
More breakthrough bleeding and side effects could be expected if a woman continuously took triphasic oral contraceptives, he said.
More breakthrough bleeding and side effects could be expected if a woman continuously took triphasic oral contraceptives that would leave her on "a continuous [hormonal] roller coaster."
It is unknown if triphasic oral contraceptives offer advantages in terms of reduced risk of venous thromboembolism.