Contraceptives, Oral, Hormonal
- Contraceptives, Oral, Hormonal
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Oral contraceptives which owe their effectiveness to hormonal preparations.
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. 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. 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. Ethynodiol diacetate An oral contraceptive used to prevent pregnancy. Ethinylestradiol An estradiol used as a contraceptive. Mestranol A synthetic estradiol found in oral contraceptive pills for contraception and the treatment of other conditions in the female reproductive system, such as dysmenorrhea and dysfunctional uterine bleeding. 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... Dienogest An oral progestin used for the treatment of endometriosis as monotherapy or contraception in combination with ethinylestradiol. 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... Norgestrel A progestin used in combination with ethinyl estradiol for oral contraception and prevention of pregnancy in women. Gestrinone Endometriosis with or without accompanying sterility. Treatment is limited to a single course of 6 months duration per lifetime [L1699, L1700]. Lynestrenol A progestin used for contraception and in the treatment of menstrual disorders. Chlormadinone A progestin indicated in combination with an estrogen for oral combined hormonal contraceptive therapy. Chlormadinone acetate A progestin indicated in combination with an estrogen for birth control. Algestone Not Available
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