Combination Contraceptives (with Estrogen and derivatives)
- Combination Contraceptives (with Estrogen and derivatives)
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Progestin contraceptives used in combination with estrogen derivatives, usually with Ethinyl Estradiol. Other estrogens include Estradiol derivatives such as estradiol cypionate, estradiol valerate, estradiol undecylate, and estradiol benzoate.
Drug Drug Description Cyproterone acetate A steroid used in combination with ethinyl estradiol to treat women with severe acne and symptoms of androgenization. Also used alone at much higher doses for palliative treatment of patients with prostate cancer Hydroxyprogesterone caproate A synthetic progestin used for the prevention of spontaneous preterm births in singleton pregnancies in women who have previously had a spontaneous preterm birth. 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. Dienogest An oral progestin used for the treatment of endometriosis as monotherapy or contraception in combination with ethinylestradiol. 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. 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 Lynestrenol has been used in trials studying the basic science of Transsexualism and Gender Dysphoria. Norelgestromin A progestin used for the prevention of pregnancy in women who elect to use a transdermal patch as a method of contraception. Norgestimate A progesterone used as a contraceptive and to treat acne vulgaris. Norgestrel A progestin used in combination with ethinyl estradiol for oral contraception and prevention of pregnancy in women. Chlormadinone Not Annotated Desogestrel A synthetic progestin used in contraception, often in combination with ethinyl estradiol. Drospirenone A progestin used in oral contraceptive pills for the prevention of pregnancy and other conditions. Ethynodiol diacetate An oral contraceptive used to prevent pregnancy. Levonorgestrel A progestin found in oral and IUD contraceptives and at higher doses in emergency contraceptives. 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. Nomegestrol acetate Nomegestrol acetate, also known as NOMAC, is a progestin used in oral contraceptives, menopausal hormone therapy, and for the treatment of gynecological disorders. Quingestanol Not Annotated Etonogestrel A long-acting synthetic derived progestin contraceptive used in various devices such as contraceptive rings and intradermal implants. Norethynodrel A synthetic progestational hormone with actions and uses similar to those of PROGESTERONE. It has been used in the treatment of functional uterine bleeding and endometriosis. As a contraceptive, it... Norgestrienone Not Annotated
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