ethinyl estradiol


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eth·i·nyl estradiol

 (ĕth′ə-nĭl′)
n.
A synthetic estrogen derivative, C20H24O2, used in oral and other contraceptive preparations and in hormone replacement therapy, usually in combination with a progestin.

[ethinyl, variant of ethynyl, containing an acetylene group : ethyn(e) + -yl.]
Translations

ethinyl estradiol

(USAN), ethinylestradiol (INN) n etinilestradiol m
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets, USP (0.
Comparison of uterine concentrations of ethinyl estradiol and etonogestrel after use of a contraceptive vaginal ring and an oral contraceptive.
Data Source: A phase III, year-long study of 1,503 women who were randomized to receive either an oral contraceptive containing 20 mg ethinyl estradiol and 0.
The researchers found that, compared with women not using hormonal contraception, the relative risk of confirmed VTE in users of OCs containing 30-40 mcg of ethinyl estradiol with levo-norgestrel was 2.
John's wort with the OC was associated with a significant increase in the clearance of norethindrone and a significant reduction in the half-life of ethinyl estradiol.
One study showed a 29 percent decrease in levels of ethinyl estradiol and an 18 percent decrease in levels of norethindrone in women taking nevirapine while using a COC containing these hormones.
Thirty-five male-to-female transsexuals were treated with oral ethinyl estradiol plus cyproterone acetate for 4 or 12 months (n = 20) or with transdermal 17[beta]-estradiol plus cyproterone acetate for 4 or 12 months (n = 15).
Teva also agreed not to ship any additional Gianvi product containing promotional materials, package inserts or any other material falsely claiming that the ethinyl estradiol in Teva's Gianvi is stabilized by betadex as a clathrate.
5,798,338, which covers offers to sell a drug with an ethinyl estradiol that is stabilized by betadex as a clathrate.
patents covering Seasonale[R] and Watson will continue marketing its generic equivalent product Quasense[R] (levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol tablets USP, 0.
NuvaRing, a new intravaginal ring that provides a steady release of etonogestrel and ethinyl estradiol, is being hailed as a welcome addition to the array of birth control Options.