Progestogens and Estrogens, Sequential Preparations
- Progestogens and Estrogens, Sequential Preparations
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Drug Drug Description Desogestrel A synthetic progestin used in contraception, often in combination with ethinyl estradiol. Megestrol acetate A progestin that is administered orally to treat anorexia and cachexia or serious unexplained weight loss and is also used as an antineoplastic agent to treat certain types of malignancy. Dydrogesterone A synthetic progesterone for menstrual cycle regulation, infertility treatment, prevention of miscarriage, and other conditions. Gestodene Gestodene is a progestogen hormonal contraceptive. Products containing gestoden include Meliane, which contains 20 mcg of ethinylestradiol and 75 mcg of gestodene; and Gynera, which contains 30 mcg of ethinylestradiol... Lynestrenol A progestin used for contraception and in the treatment of menstrual disorders. Trimegestone Trimegestone has been used in trials studying the treatment of Postmenopause. Levonorgestrel A progestin found in oral and IUD contraceptives and at higher doses in emergency contraceptives. Norethisterone A synthetic second-generation progestin used for contraception, prevention of endometrial hyperplasia in hormone replacement therapy, and in the treatment of other hormone-mediated illnesses such as endometriosis. Estradiol An estrogenic steroid used to treat vasomotor symptoms of vulvar and vaginal atrophy in menopause, hypoestrogenism, prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis, treatment of breast cancer, and advanced androgen-dependent carcinoma of the prostate. Ethinylestradiol An estradiol used as a contraceptive. Dienogest An oral progestin used for the treatment of endometriosis as monotherapy or contraception in combination with ethinylestradiol. Medrogestone A progestin used as an adjunct to control secondary amenorrhea and dysfunctional bleeding in adolescent and adult females, and treat endometrial shedding in menopausal women. Norgestrel A progestin used in combination with ethinyl estradiol for oral contraception and prevention of pregnancy in women. Nomegestrol Nomegestrol is an ingredient in the EMA-authorised product Zoely. Chlormadinone A progestin indicated in combination with an estrogen for oral combined hormonal contraceptive therapy. Norgestimate A progesterone used as a contraceptive and to treat acne vulgaris. Medroxyprogesterone acetate A progestin used as a contraceptive and in the treatment of secondary amenorrhea, abnormal uterine bleeding, pain from endometriosis, endometrial and renal carcinomas, paraphilia in males, and GnRH-dependent precocious puberty.
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